Puigdemont arrested in Germany

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Former Catalan minister-president Carles Puigdemont is currently being held in Germany, reports his lawyer.

Puigdemont was Sunday morning at 11.00 am picked up in Germany when he came to the border with Denmark crossed. Puigdemont was with the car from Finland on the way to Belgium, where he had a few months in exile lives. According to his Catalan lawyer Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas is his client properly treated and that his legal defense has already been activated.

According to Paul Bekaert, his lawyer in Belgium, will Puigdemont now for a German judge to appear. Who will decide whether Puigdemont is extradited to Spain or not.

The Spanish Supreme court issued Friday, new arrest warrants against Puigdemont and five other separatist Catalan politicians. Puigdemont was at that time in Finland, where he has a lecture at the university of Helsinki.

The Finnish police office KRP said that she is the standard procedure for extradition would boot up, but that the whereabouts of Puigdemont was not known. The Finnish politician Mikko Karna, Puigdemont a place of shelter, said that his guest Finland on Friday had to leave.


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