22 Feb '11, 5pm

Iran Forces 'Raid Karroubi Homes, Arrest Son'

TEHRAN (AFP) - – Iranian security forces swept through the homes of opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi and his family, arresting one of his sons and confiscating several documents, his website reported on Tuesday. A top judiciary official meanwhile warned that those who back the opposition movement will not be tolerated and will be considered as "anti-revolutionary." Karroubi's website Sahamnews.org reported three separate security operations against the cleric and his family members on Monday, in which his son Ali was arrested. In one operation, security forces raided Karroubi's house in Tehran and "took with them a large number of books and documents." "The security forces confined Mrs and Mr Karroubi in separate rooms and then proceeded to search the home and replace all the locks," the website said, adding that the fate of the cleric and his wife was unknown. Karroubi, r...

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