Report: Iran Football players arrested who were part of the mixed-gender party, released later.

Report: Iran Football players arrested who were part of the mixed-gender party, released later.

Iranian authorities arrested football players who were part of a mixed-gender party. The mixed party was organised in east Tehran, local media reported without revealing their identity or providing the exact number of players arrested.

“Several current and former players of one of Tehran’s prominent football clubs were arrested last night (Saturday) at a mixed party in the city of Damavand,” Tasnim news agency reported.

“Some of these players were in an abnormal state due to alcohol consumption,” it further stated.

Iran footballers were at a birthday party adding that the authorities have released all those who were detained, except one person who is not a footballer while Fars news agency quoted a prosecutor as saying that the authorities have filed a case against those detained; YJC news agency claimed.

A prosecutor has said that the authorities have filed a case against those detained and it would release the details later, Fars news agency quoted

According to Iranian law, only non-Muslims are allowed consumption of alcohol and that too for religious purposes. Meanwhile, the law also forbids dancing with the opposite gender.

 

 

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