A news website inside Iran has quoted an informed official and has reported that 6 undercover agents of BBC have been arrested in different locations.
The website has mentioned the abbreviation of their names. It is speculated that the documentary filmmakers arrested include, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Hadi Afarideh, Katayoun Shahabi, Mehrdad Zahedian and Naser Safarian. Their films were broadcasted in a television program by BBC Persian. The BBC program broadcasts documentaries produced earlier and shown in film festivals.