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Iranian president’s brother sentenced to jail on corruption charges

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Hossein Feridon, brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, was sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges.

According to the Iranian news agency, Hossein Feridon was arrested in 2017 on corruption charges but was released on bail immediately. According to reports at the time, Feridon was released on bail after paying $ 53 million, but these reports have not been confirmed.

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Court spokesman Ghulam Hussain Ismaili said that Hossain Faridon has been sentenced to five years in jail on corruption charges, while other investigations are also being conducted.

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