Azerbaijan, Baku, June 24 /Trend/
Head of the Iranian Ervend Free Trade Zone Ali Asgar Perhizkar was arrested in Iran, the Fars news agency reported.
According to the report, Perhizkar is close with the former head of the presidential administration, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Office Esfandiyar Rahim Mashaei.
The former Deputy Foreign Minister for Administrative and Financial Affairs Mohammad Sharif Malekzadeh was arrested on June 23.
On June 18 Malekzadeh was appointed deputy foreign minister for financial affairs. On June 21 Malekzadeh announced his resignation and on the same day select Iranian MPs signed Foreign Minster Aliakbar Salehi's impeachment because of his appointing Mohammad Sharif Malekzadeh as deputy of administrative and financial affairs.
Malekzadeh and Perhizkar are close to Meshai. Both of them are accused of law violations and corruption.
Recently, the Iranian Judiciary System started massive investigations of corruption dossiers regarding officials who were close to Mashaei.