On Tuesday, April 3, 2022, in Farashband County located in Fars Province, intelligence agents arrested Asghar Khani at his work and transferred him to Kazerun Prison.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Tuesday, April 3, 2022, Asghar Khani was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence agents in Farashband County.
Khani suffers from respiratory disease, and his detention raises health concerns. An informed source told HRANA: “Asghar Khani suffers from respiratory disease and he has to use a respiratory spray. According to his physician, he has to stay away from stressful situations, prison conditions and interrogation will worsen his disease.”
The reason for this arrest and the charges are still unknown.
Asghar Khani, age 49, is a civil engineer and a father of two children.