Iran confirms Iranian-American has been detained

July 24, 2016 5:31 PM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that the judiciary has confirmed the detention of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in Iran.

The Sunday report did not name the Iranian-American involved or say when he was arrested. It quotes the spokesman for the judiciary, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi, saying that the man was arrested in the city of Gorgan on unknown charges and then referred to the Iranian capital for investigation.

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