– Spanish police on Thursday seized about 2.5 million ballot papers and envelopes for voting at the referendum on independence in one of the cities of Catalonia, the newspaper La Vanguardia, citing police sources.
According to her account, law enforcement also seized about 100 of the ballot boxes.
Earlier in September, media reported that members of the Civil guard of Spain seized several million ballots for voting on the referendum on the independence of Catalonia. It was also reported about searches in a number of government institutions of Catalonia.
The government of Catalonia plan to hold a referendum on independence from Spain on Sunday 1 October. Spain’s constitutional court considers the vote illegal.