Sunni Cleric Besmellah Khogiani Arrested in Zahedan

On Saturday, June 8th, Besmellah Khogiani, a Sunni cleric, was detained by security forces in Zahedan and taken to an undisclosed location.

A source close to the cleric confirmed the arrest to HRANA, stating, “This Sunni cleric was arrested at his home by the agents from the Ministry of Intelligence on Saturday, and has been taken to an unknown location.”
The reasons for his arrest, the charges, and his whereabouts are unknown at the time of this writing.

Molavi Besmellah Khogiani, who serves as the Imam of Friday prayer at Siddiqi Mosque in Karimabad, Zahedan, has previously been arrested.