Tehran, Iran, Sep. 10 –
Trouble-makers that are arrested in Iran will be held
in prison indefinitely until their networks are rooted out by the State
Security Forces (SSF), the state prosecutor’s office told a state-owned
news agency on Saturday.
“All trouble-makers that are arrested as part of the social security plan
will be detained until their files are seen to”, Ahmad Movahed,
the head of the Prosecutor’s Office to Fight Trouble-makers told the Fars news agency, in response to a question on whether
individuals arrested as part of the new crackdown would be released on
Authorities routinely refer to anti-government activists or ordinary people
deemed to act in un-Islamic ways as trouble-makers.
Movahed added that those arrested would remain
locked up until their “networks” were discovered.
He said that the judiciary hoped to put an end to disruptions in society
with the help of the security forces.
Movahed said that some 50 individual who were
caught selling alcohol or pornographic CDs had already been arrested in Tehran under the new