Zahra Khodabakhsh, daughter of Shargh newspaper’s financial investor Ali Khodabakhsh, has been arrested.
According to opposition website Kalame, security forces entered the 28-year-old’s home and arrested her without providing any reasons for the move. Following her arrest, she was reportedly taken to Evin Prison.
Zahra Khodabakhsh is an architect with no history of political activism.
Her father, Ali Khodabakhsh has invested in a number of reformist publications, including Sharghnewspaper. He was arrested on 7 December 2010 and later sentenced to a year in prison plus a 3,000,000 Rial fine.