Catalan Police chief Josep Lluis Trapero is to be investigated for sedition by the National High Court in Madrid, [El Español reported][1] on Wednesday morning.

The newspaper said the chairmen of the Catalan National Assembly, Jordi Sánchez, and Òmnium Cultural, Jordi Cuixart, will be investigated for the same crime.

El Confidencial reported all three men must appear before the judge in Madrid on Friday.

The summons are not related to [King Felipe's statement on Catalonia][2] on Tuesday night but to an investigation into the [events of September 20][3], when up to 40,000 people, according to the Public Prosecutor's Office, prevented court staff and judicial police (Civil Guard) from leaving a building in central Barcelona whilst carrying out a search.

ANC chairman Sánchez wa...

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