Famous people who went to prison

Gholamhossein Karbaschi

He was born 1954 is an politician who was the mayor of capital from 1989 until 1998. He is considered politically reformist and is a close ally of former president Khatami. He was arrested, tried convicted and imprisoned on corruption charges in what the New York Times claimed “was widely seen among moderates as a politically motivated attack” by the government’s conservatives and hard-liners to thwart President Khatami’s reformist agenda.