The Intelligence Ministry stated in a press release that three individuals are in custody over the killing of Molavi Abdolvahed Rigi.
The assertion added that the attackers tried to flee Iran however have been caught by Iranian intelligence brokers.
Rigi was kidnapped and murdered after he criticized the latest protests and lethal riots in some cities in Sistan and Balouchestan Province.
He was the Friday prayers chief of Imam Hussein Mosque within the metropolis of Khash and was kidnapped from the backdoor of the mosque on Thursday.
The kidnapper took him away in a plateless automotive. His physique was discovered a day in a while a roadside with three bullet holes within the head.
Rigi just lately met with the representatives of Iran’s chief Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, throughout which he complained he had obtained demise threats for supporting the institution.