A lawyer for jailed Catalan separatist chief Carles Puigdemont says a choose in Sardinia will order him launched from jail forward of a courtroom resolution on Spain’s extradition request.
gostinoangelo Marras instructed reporters exterior the courthouse in Sassari, Sardinia, that when the choose requested Puigdemont if he needed to be returned to Spain, his consumer replied “no”.
Mr Marras mentioned a three-judge panel will take up the extradition request and resolve “in a really brief time”.
In the meantime, based on the choose’s resolution, Puigdemont should stay in Sardinia pending the result of the extradition request.
Puigdemont was taken into custody on Thursday night time when he arrived at an airport in Alghero, Sardinia.
He had been invited to attend a Catalan cultural occasion in addition to a gathering just a few days later of Sardinian independence sympathisers on the Mediterranean island.