Arya managing editor released on bail
tehran, may 31, irna -- managing editor of persian language daily 'arya'
mohammad reza zohdi was released from evin prison here this evening after
posting a bail of rls 21 million (usd 70,000).
zohdi was detained on saturday following complaints lodged against him
by the armed forces for defamation, dissemination of false information,
publishing military secrets and inciting public opinion.
he was released after a 48-hour detention when his family deposited
the bail. one of the members of his family thanked the officials of the
ministry of culture and islamic guidance for assistance in securing his