Published On: Wed, Jan 10th, 2018

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Is ‘Arrested’ For Inciting Unrest

Iran’s former ex-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested for inciting violence. According to Arabic newspaper, this morning the former ex-president arrested by the security forces for inciting violence against the government and seek to place under house arrest.


Starting early in the protest, Ahmadinejad who led the nation from 2005 to 2013, made a public statement that Rouhani government as being detached from the daily reality of ordinary Iranians.

On 2-November-2017 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began making that was wildly viewed as they surprised political comeback were running a popular message focusing on the fights against corruption as his main emphasis were tracking the rich and corrupt along within severe criticism against the government was wondering public funding and intended for the people of welfare.

He’s also reported to have broadly utilized social media for aggressive targeting the Iran’s supreme Leader. Though he was previously suspended from his post over the deaths of three protesters in custody following the 2009 Presidential elections.

There has been no official explanation for his detention but some reports suggest it could be linked to growing clashes between Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

Ahmadinejad hit out at one of Khamenei’s closest allies, accusing the parliamentary speaker’s family corrupted.

Reports were coming out of Tehran, that ex-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested for contributing to widespread violence in the country that has seen at least 22 killed.

It was reported that the former ex-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested during a visit to western city of Bushehr had said that the country suffered from mismanagement and blamed President Hasan Rouhani and his government who believed that they own the land and the people are an ignorant society.

Violence in Iran took place over a week ago after the government increases the fuel prices. Over 80 cities are affected by the violence. Meanwhile the international community of United Nation has expressed their concerns and was also called on the issue.

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