The arrest was made on the basis of an international search warrant issued by the Supreme Court Justice Pablo Llarena, who was the director of the Catalan independence “process”, and Puigmont was accused of rebellion and Embezzlement.
Madrid (apro).- Former President of the Catalan government Carles Puigdemont was arrested by Italian police in Sardinia under a search and arrest warrant from the Spanish Supreme Court, confirming him I open His lawyer Gonzalo Boyer.
He will be taken into custody by the Italian border police in plain clothes once he arrives at Alghero Airport.
The former President of Catalonia’s legal representative explained that they worked because the Luxembourg court promised them that the order wouldn’t be implemented.
On Twitter, Boyer pointed out that Puigmont was arrested in Sardinia, “He was there as a member of the European Parliament; this detention is based on the Euro Order of October 14, 2019, which is required by law- —According to the regulations of CJEU (Court of the European Union), the order was suspended”.
He added: “Spain notified the ordinary courts and stated in the resolution on July 30 that no country will execute orders with these characteristics; in the same resolution, the vice-chairman of TGUE stated that it would require the adoption of New preventive measures”.
According to the digital newspaper “El Español’, this facilitated the arrest of politicians who supported independence.
An international search warrant was issued by Supreme Court Justice Pablo Llarena for Puigdemont, the director of the Catalan independence process. Puigdemont was also charged with rebellion and corrupt.
Former President of the Catalan Government was a Member of the European Parliament. However, the European Parliament’s decision has suspended his immunities.
In July 2017, the European Court of Justice temporarily upheld the decision of European Parliament while resolving Puigdemont’s appeals.
In March 2018, Carles Puigdemont was arrested while traveling by car in Germany, where he was transferred to Neumünster prison, although the German court Schleswig-Holstein later refused him to surrender to Spain, accusing him Guilty of rebellion.
It is not yet known if the Italian authorities will deliver Catalan politician to Spain, and if so on what terms.
It is possible to find out.