Étiquette : detained

Catalonia ex-chief Carles Puigdemont ‘detained in Germany’

Fugitive Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont has been detained in Germany, police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein said in a statement. Puigdemont was stopped near the Danish border with Germany, a spokesperson of his party said on Sunday.  The separatist leader is being sought by Spanish authorities on charges of rebellion and had recently left Finland…

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Egypt’s dilapidated high auditor ordered detained for 15 days

Egypt’s former top auditor Hisham Genena has been ordered detained for 15 days for questioning over his claims that the country’s former army chief Sami Anan was in possession of « documents and evidence » that would undermine the country and its leadership. Genena’s lawyer confirmed to local media on Tuesday he was taken from his home in the New…

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