The Supreme Court of Spain decided

In its judgment on the procès, the Supreme Court of Spain has sentenced Oriol Junqueras to 13 years’ imprisonment and 13 years’ absolute ineligibility for public office, and Raül Romeva, Jordi Turull and Dolors Bassa to 12 years’ imprisonment and 12 years’ absolute ineligibility for public office. In all four cases, the defendants have been convicted of an offence of sedition, and an offence of misuse of public funds – aggravated by reason of its amount – for the purpose of committing the principal offence of sedition.

Further, the Court has found Carme Forcadell guilty of an offence of sedition, with a sentence of 11 years and 6 months’ imprisonment and an equal period of absolute ineligibility for public office. Joaquim Forn and Josep Rull are sentenced to 10 years and 6 months’ imprisonment and 10 years and 6 months’ absolute ineligibility for public office. Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart are sentenced to 9 years’ imprisonment and 9 years of absolute ineligibility for public office.

Each of Santiago Vila, Meritxell Borràs and Carles Mundó has been convicted of an offence of disobedience, and ordered to pay a fine rated at 10 months, or 200 euros per day, and 1 years and 8 months’ ineligibility for specific public offices.

The judgement acquits the defendants Joaquim Forn, Josep Rull, Santiago Vila, Meritxell Borràs and Carles Mundó of the offence of misuse of public funds.

Press Release 14.10.2019

 

 

Source: The Spanish Embassy in Zagreb

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