Iran arrests man on charges of spying for Britain

Iran has arrested a man on charges of spying for Britain, state media reported.

ANI| Updated: Dec 15, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

Johannesburg: Iran has arrested a man on charges of spying for Britain, state media reported.

The man was arrested in the town of Kerman in south-eastern Iran after authorities spent months tracking him down, state news agency IRNA reported.

According to a news channel, a Kerman judiciary official said the man had exchanged information with four British intelligence operatives.

The man has not been identified but he is currently standing trial and has confessed.