Carles Puigdemont, arrested in Sardinia by order of the Supreme Court

The former president of the Generalitat Carles Puigdemont has been arrested on Thursday on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to legal sources to the wor

Carles Puigdemont, arrested in Sardinia by order of the Supreme Court

The former president of the Generalitat Carles Puigdemont has been arrested on Thursday on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to legal sources to the world.

The Catalan leader had a fugitive of Spanish justice since the fall of 2017 until tonight has been arrested in compliance with the order of search and capture of the Instructor of Procés Pablo Llarena Judge.

Sources of the Supreme explain that the Euroorden against former Catalan president was never deactivated. The European Parliament decided last March to raise the immunity to Puigdemont and the Court of Justice of the European Union that remained withdrawn.

Puigdemont was going to participate in the institutional reception that Alghero's trustee offers participating groups in an international meeting organized by the Adifolk Association. The acknowledgment of external action, Victòria Alsina, and the President of Parllament, Laura Borràs, also attended Victòria Alsina.

The Catalan leader has been arrested by the Italian police - for agents of countryman - upon arrival at Alghero airport.

Legal sources argue that once Italy has proceeded to the detention of the prickly begins the procedure to see if it accesses it to deliver it to Spanish justice.

Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 17:24

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