A spy network accused of working for Israel’s intelligence service Mossad was arrested according to a statement by Iranian authorities on Thursday.
The Intelligence Organization of the Law Enforcement Command said in a statement cited by the state news agency, “The Iranian police have arrested the chief and members of an espionage group affiliated with the Zionist regime.”
The statement added, “The group of five was encouraged by a separatist leader to get connected with the Zionist regime’s intelligence – Mossad.”
Members of the alleged network were collecting information on important and vital areas in Iran, motivated by financial temptation from the Mossad, Iranian authorities expressed.
No comments were made from Israeli authorities on the report.