Iranian President Rouhani’s brother sentenced to imprisonment

MENAFN – Trend News Agency:  Hossein Fereydoun, aide to, and brother of, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, has been sentenced to imprisonment, head of the department on issues related to public employees’ services Hamidreza Hosseini said at an event dedicated to the announcement of the new public prosecutor of Tehran, Trend reports referring to ISNA.

Since the ruling is not final, its details cannot yet be declared, according to Hosseini. He added that another case on Fereydoun is in court, and no ruling has yet been made on it either. “Rulings have also been made on other defendants,” he said.

Hossein Fereydoun, brother of the Iranian president, is charged with a series of corruption cases. His name was mentioned in connection with a scandal revolving around the exaggerated salaries of Iran’s state insurance company.