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Case tradition Spanish rapper half a year delayed

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The case of the Spanish rapper Valtònyc, who because of his controversial lyrics to three and a half years in prison was condemned and Belgium had fled, was again postponed, this time until the 28th of June. That has the Ghent chamber of incrimination to decide. The KI wait the answer of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg on two preliminary questions related to the penalties.

The Ghent department of the public prosecutor of East-Flanders had a European aanhoudingsmandaat for Josep Miquel Arenas, the actual name of Valtònyc. The Mallorca born Valtònyc there was by the court of Balearic islands in 2017 guilty were that he, in his texts on terrorism had to be glorified, the crown had provoked and politicians had threatened with death. The supreme court had the judgment in February 2018, despite protest throughout the country, confirmed. On Mallorca and in other parts of the country took multiple solidariteitsbetogingen place for the rapper.

The deadline for the beginning of his sentence in Spain was for the artist on may 24 last year, but he was already gone abroad. The rapper had a picture on Twitter posted of himself and a family member, taken on the Korenlei in the historic centre of Ghent. Valtònyc offered later at the police and by the investigating judge released under conditions.

The court ruled in september last year that Valtònyc not surrendered. The prosecution, however, went in appeal, which the Ghent chamber of incrimination must decide on the surrender.

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