Rev. Farhad Sabok- Rooh, his wife and two others were arrested in Ahwaz, Iran on December 23, Farsi Christian News Network reports.
12/24/2011 Iran (FCNN) – Intelligence officers of the Ahwaz city (900 km south-west of Tehran), with several cars rushed to the Ahwaz Assembly of God church in Friday December 23, 2011.
“Rev. Farhad Sabok- Rooh” church pastor and his wife, Mrs. Shahnaz along with two servants of the church, the names David and Nasser are still in custody.
FCNN reports from Ahwaz, about 900 km south-west of Tehran and the regional capital of the oil rich province of Khozestan, that during the months of January and February of this year; many house churches in Ahvaz and Dezfool were raided and during this wave of attacks against Christians, many have been detained while many more were called-in to the Ministry of Intelligence offices in Ahwaz.
On 27th Dec. 2010, agents of the Intelligence Ministry in Amaniyeh district of Ahwaz, summon a new Christian convert named “Mustafa Shokrollahi”. During a harrowing interrogation session, he was questioned in detail about house churches and their activities. During the following two weeks he was summoned to appear before the interrogators a number of different times and aggressively questioned, until eventually during the height of the nation wide’s wave of oppression against Christians, he was arrested immediately entering the premises of the Islamic Intelligence Ministry.