Iran shuts down office of reformer Karoubi-report
Reuters / Reza Derakhshani

TEHRAN, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary has closed down the office of defeated presidential candidate Mehdi Karoubi, a pro-reform cleric, the ILNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

ILNA quoted Esmail Gerami-Moghaddam, a spokesman for Karoubi's party, as saying judiciary officials had sealed off the premises after telling Karoubi and others to leave.

"Around 3 p.m. (1030 GMT) some judiciary officials came to Karoubi's office in northern Tehran ... and they took documents in the office such as disks, computers and films," he said.

"The judiciary officials asked Mr Karoubi and his visitors to leave the building," he said. "Karoubi's office has been sealed off upon the Tehran prosecutor's order."

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