Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has reportedly begun a five-year prison sentence for corruption.
Hossein Fereydoun, who was a close adviser to the president, entered Tehran’s Evin prison on Wednesday, his lawyer told local media.
He was convicted of “receiving bribes” in May and sentenced to seven years.
An appeals court later reduced the jail term, but ordered him to return any property that he had acquired illicitly and fined him 310bn riyals.
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