The Public Prosecutor's Office has asked the investigating judge at the National High Court in Madrid to jail eight former Catalan regional ministers on remand, court reporters tweeted.

The eight and their former regional appointments are Oriol Junqueras (Deputy First Minister, economy), Jordi Turull (spokesman), Raul Romeva (foreign affairs), Josep Rull (territory), Meritxell Borrás (public administration), Carles Mundó (justice), Dolors Bassa (work & social affairs), Joaquin Form (interior).

One other former regional minister, Santi Vila—who resigned at the last minute before the vote last Friday—could avoid remand by posting €50,000 bail.

The Supreme Court earlier agreed to delay the hearing for the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, and five former members ...

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