Prime suspect of Dervishes case to face trial soon: Official

IRNA – Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, the spokesman of Iran’s Judiciary, said on Sunday that the prime suspect of the Dervishes case in Tehran will face trial as early as possible.

In a street protest in a northern district of Tehran last Monday, five security forces were killed.

In addition to the five security forces, who were killed in separate car-ramming attacks and stabbing, 30 others were injured in the protest initially ignited by a group of Dervishes.

The protest was subdued by the security forces after a few hours and the main instigators were arrested.

Speaking at his weekly press briefing, Mohseni Ejei said that the people have legitimate demands calling on the Judiciary to immediately bring into justice those who have jeopardized the social security.

He said that the Police have arrested those culprits who have been identified.

Mohseni Ejei confirmed the death of an arrestee in a hospital. However, he said that he did not know whether he was one of the rebels or no.