The Public prosecutor has called for 25 years in jail for Catalan separatists on charges of rebellion and misuse of public funds.
A statement released by the prosecutor’s office said it sought 25 years in jail for Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras and proposed sentences of up to 17 years for the other eight Catalan politicians.
The nine Catalan politicians were jailed without bail for their role in last year’s failed bid for secession from Spain and remain in custody pending a Supreme Court trial in January.
The prosecutor is seeking lesser charges for nine others accused of involvement in the campaign but who are not in custody.
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