Spainish prosecutors seek jail for eight members of deposed Catalan govthttps://indianexpress.com/article/world/spainish-prosecutors-seek-jail-for-eight-members-of-deposed-catalan-govt-4919555/

Spainish prosecutors seek jail for eight members of deposed Catalan govt

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other ministers, however, refused to show up in Madrid as summoned and remain in Belgium.

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Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont . (AP Photo/File)

Spanish prosecutors have asked that eight former members of Catalonia’s deposed separatist government be jailed pending further investigation, the National Court where they are being heard said on Thursday.

They also asked that a ninth former minister be freed and ordered to pay a bond. Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other ministers, however, refused to show up in Madrid as summoned and remain in Belgium.