Robert Asseriyan
Robert Asseriyan (Mohabat News)

An Iranian pastor was arrested on Tuesday (May 21) in the midst of a church service in central Tehran.

Churches in Iran are under increasing pressure to stop all services held in Farsi, reports Mohabat News.

Robert Asseriyan, pastor of the Assemblies of God church, was arrested and taken to an unknown location, according to the report. Future meetings at the church have been cancelled until further notice.