Iran arrests beggar with thousands in pockets, more in bank


TEHRAN: A beggar arrested in Iran on Wednesday had millions of rials (thousands of dollars) in his pockets and a great deal more in two bank accounts, an official said. The unidentified 64-year-old, a former street vendor, was stopped by a police patrol cracking down on beggars in Bukan, the IRNA news agency said. On searching him, they found he had 110 million rials ($3,370) in his pockets, and subsequent investigation showed he had two bank accounts with another $47,550 in them.



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