The civil guard of Spain seized nearly 3 million ballots for the referendum on the independence of Catalonia

Thursday, September 28, the Civil guard of Spain seized in a warehouse in Igualada (Barcelona province) from 2.5 to 3 million ballots for the referendum on Catalan independence, writes El Paris.

Police also seized 100 of the ballot boxes. It was later determined that the ballot boxes used during elections in Barcelona in 2015.

In addition, law enforcement officers had confiscated 6 million envelope for the referendum.

The authority to seize all materials related to the referendum on the independence of Catalonia, the Civil guard received 12 Sep.

The Parliament of Catalonia on 6 September adopted the law on the conduct of the 1 October of the referendum, which made the question: «do you Want Catalonia was an independent state in the form of Republic?» The Spanish government said the referendum would be unconstitutional, and threatened the organizers with prosecution.

The extraordinary plenary session of the constitutional court of Spain on 7 September suspended adopted by the Parliament of Catalonia of the law.

Catalonia urged the EU to intervene in the situation with the referendum on independence for the region.




The civil guard of Spain seized nearly 3 million ballots for the referendum on the independence of Catalonia 29.09.2017

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