Pro-Ahmadinejad Former Prosecutor Arrested in Iran

Saeed Mortazavi was dismissed over the torture deaths of three protesters in 2009; timing of arrest suggests link to Mortazavi's role in feud between the Iranian president and Parliament Speaker Larijani.

A former Iranian prosecutor at the center of a growing confrontation between two of Iran's most powerful figures has been arrested, according to a statement posted Tuesday on the Tehran prosecutor's website.