Intelligence Ministry dismisses rumors of arresting Basij forces

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry rejected the report from a foreign-based media that a group of Basij forces has been arrested in the country.  

In a statement on Thursday night, the Intelligence Ministry rejected the BBC’s report that had claimed some Basij volunteer forces have been nabbed in Iran by the ministry.

BBC had quoted an unnamed source as saying that over 10 Basij members had been detained overnight in connection with the recent unrest in Iran.

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