German police arrested Catalonia’s former president Puigdemont

Vastavam web: German police today arrested Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont as he crossed over by car from Denmark.Puigdemont “was arrested today at 11:19 am by Schleswig-Holstein’s highway patrol force,” a German police spokesman told AFP, adding that the detention was based on a European warrant.Puigdemont’s party spokeswoman Anna Grabalosa also separately confirmed that he was detained on arrival in Germany from Denmark.

“It happened as he crossed the Danish-German border. He was treated well and all his lawyers are there. That is all I can say,” she said.He had been visiting Finland since Thursday, but slipped out of the Nordic country before Finnish police could detain him.