Bel­gium bound

Costa Blanca News (North Edition) - - NEWS -

Former pres­i­dent of Cataluña, Car­les Puigde­mont has de­nied that he trav­elled to Bel­gium to seek po­lit­i­cal asy­lum, af­ter the state pros­e­cu­tion ser­vice ac­cused him and mem­bers of the Cata­lan gov­ern­ment of re­bel­lion, sedi­tion and mis­use of pub­lic money. Ac­cord­ing to state news agency EFE, if found guilty, Sr Puigde­mont and pres­i­dent of the re­gional par­lia­ment Carme For­cadell could face jail terms of be­tween 15 to 25 years. Full re­port on the Cata­lan cri­sis on page 20.

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