Journalist Mehdi Afshar Nik Taken into Custody

Journalist Mehdi Afshar Nik has been arrested by security forces and subsequently moved to an undisclosed facility, according to a report by Etemad Online.

The arrest reportedly took place on January 31, with the reasons for Afshar Nik’s detention, the whereabouts of his confinement, and the charges against him currently remaining unknown.

Afshar Nik, known for his work with Etemad and Shargh newspaper, has a history of legal challenges in his career as a journalist.