Iranian intelligence arrests "MI-6 spy" in Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 14
By Umid Niayesh, Saeed Isayev - Trend:
Iranian intelligence has arrested a person, who is being accused of connections with the Britain's Secret Intelligence Service MI-6, Fars news agency reported on Dec. 14.
Head of Iranian Kerman city's revolutionary court, Dadkhoda Salari, said that the arrested man is currently on trial.
He added that the person was seen talking to the MI-6 agents 11 times during the last several months, and later after detention the above mentioned man admitted he was working for the British intelligence.
In 2010, Iranian Intelligence Ministry revealed that they had arrested four MI-6-linked terrorists in the western city of Marivan.
These British elements were behind five assassinations in 2007 and 2008 in Iran. The detainees said they had been promised $20,000 for every assassination.
They reportedly received instructions from their commander Jalal Fattahi in Sulaimaniya, Iraq. Fattahi, who was also a commander with the Komala group, resides in London.