August 5, 2021

Arrested in Madrid Jordi Alemany, a national secretary of the ANC

Arrested in Madrid Jordi Alemany, a national secretary of the ANC



The National Police has arrested in Madrid the member of the National Secretariat of the ANC Jordi Alemany, investigated by an action of the CDR on the anniversary of the 1-O and by virtue of a court order for not appearing last week in the court of Girona that investigates the facts.

Police sources have indicated to Efe that Alemany has been arrested around 12:30 am when he tried to remove a flag from one of the people attending the demonstration against the Catalan independence movement and in favor of the unit of Spain convened in Madrid this morning and It has passed between the Plaza de Callao and the Audiencia Nacional.

It was when the police proceeded to identify Alemany when they discovered that he had a judicial arrest warrant for not showing up on the 7th day before the head of the Girona court of inquiry who had cited him as being investigated by an action of the CDR on the anniversary of 1-O.

In a statement from the ANC, this entity confirms the detention of Alemany and explains that this member of the national secretariat "is part of the collective" 21 Raons "(" 21 Reasons ") that was created" in the wake of the arrests made last 16 January in various parts of Catalonia without a court order, as well as the courts of AVE highways in Girona occurred during the first anniversary of 1-O ".

As a result of these actions, it is explained in the communique, "16 arrests and 21 indictments were ordered", among them Alemany, accused of the crimes of outrage to Spain and public disorder for having taken down the Spanish flag of the delegation of the Generalitat in Girona.

Jordi Alemany had to declare on March 7 in the courts of Girona but, by not presenting himself, an arrest warrant was activated which is what caused him to be arrested in Madrid today.

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