Who is Jolie King & Mark Firkin
Jolie King & Mark Firkin are from Perth Australia. The couple was arrested in Iran in July as they drove a truck to London and were arrested in Tehran’s Evin jail. The travel bloggers Jolie King & Mark Firkin freed from an Iranian prison with all charges dropped against them for flying a drone.
Iran has freed British-Australian Jolie King and her boyfriend Mark Firkin but Kylie Moore-Gilbert, also British-Australian, remains in jail over spying claims https://t.co/lnYOfQHL82
— ITV News (@itvnews) October 5, 2019
Jolie King & Mark Firkin Arrested in Iran
— Tulip Siddiq (@TulipSiddiq) October 5, 2019
Ms. King and Mr. Firkin, who lived in the wealthy Perth Australia beachside suburb of Cottesloe, Jolie King & Mark Firkin bloggers couple is traveled to Iran as part of an around-the-world trip by overland truck.
In 2017, they resigned from their jobs to ‘travel to all over the world countries gave a bad rap in the media’.
The couple was detained in July after allegedly flying a drone up in the countryside near Tehran the major city and the capital of Iran, an Islamic theocracy.
Mr. Zeraati is One of the TV and news journalist from Iran said they had reportedly asked a friend where they could get their truck repaired some days ago from their detaining in Tehran.
‘Last time they were contacted to Mr. Ziaraati they asked for a car repair – a garage – in the capital city because they needed to repair their car,’ Mr Zeraati said.
They had reportedly planned in someday later to travel onward to the Iranian most famous and holy cities of Shiraz and Isfahan, but they were detained in Tehran after confronted by authorities while flying their drone.
Canberra’s foreign minister says Jolie King and her fiancé, Mark Firkin, have been released in Iran after 3 months.
The tourist couple were arrested in Iran because of flying a drone (for taking picture) near the capital city.
Manoto TV first broke their name & charges pic.twitter.com/qgYJIhygLw
— Pouria Zeraati (@pouriazeraati) October 5, 2019
Jolie King & Mark Firkin Freed
Foreign Minister Marise Payne has confirmed they had been released from detention with all charges against them dropped, a month after their arrests had been publicly confirmed.
An Australian couple, locked up in an Iranian jail for three months, has been released. Bloggers Jolie King and Mark Firkin say they’re happy and relieved to be home, thanking the government for securing their release. #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/FMd01EV0i8
— 7NEWS Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) October 5, 2019
‘I’m pleased to be able to advise that the Iranian government has released Australian couple Jolie King and Mark Firkin from custody and has dropped the charges against them,’ Senator Payne told reporters on Saturday.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Jolie King and Mark Firkin an Australian couple were detained in Iran back in July
- Foreign Minister Marise Payne confirmed they had been freed, charges dropped
- They were accused of the flying a drone without seeking permission from authorities