Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Iran announces the death of Behnam Mahjoubi, says he was 'poisoned'
Rights groups earlier in the week expressed alarm after Mahjoubi was hospitalised in a critical condition in Iran.(Photo Credit: Pixabay)
Iran's prisons organisation said Behnam Mahjoubi was hospitalised in Tehran after he "was recently poisoned"
Mahjoubi, a member of the Sufi Gonabadi order, was imprisoned after taking part in a demonstration in February 2018
Emerging in the 19th century, the Gonabadi order is one of the most prominent Sufi branches in the Islamic republic
Shivam Pratap Singh
with inputs from AFP
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