Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejed was arrested Saturday.
Ahmadinejad was reportedly placed on house arrest although there are rumblings he was sent to notorious Evin Prison.
The Al Quds news service in the UK reported.
Al Quds Al Arabi learned from reliable sources in Tehran that the authorities ordered the arrest of former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visit to the city of Shiraz and that the arrest was made with the approval of Supreme Leader Seyed Ali Khamenei after his remarks in Bushehr Described as inciting unrest.
It was learned that the authorities intended to impose house arrest on him.
Ahmadinejad said in a speech to a crowd of residents of the city of Bushehr in southern Iran, on Thursday evening before last with the start of recent protests : “Some of the current officials live away from the problems of the people and concerns, and do not know anything about the reality of society,” adding that “what it suffers Iran today is mismanagement and not lack of economic resources. “
Ahmadinejad was arrested for inciting unrest!
— Banafsheh Zand (@BanPourZan) January 6, 2018
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is an outspoken critic of the US and Israel.
He held a conference in Tehran on wiping Israel off the map.
— Intelligence Fusion (@IntellFusion) January 6, 2018
Ahmadinejad has been a thorn in the regime’s side since he was pushed out of office.
— Iran Focus (@Iran_Focus) December 27, 2017
Ahmadinejad is also famous for telling a Columbia University audience there are no gays in Iran.