Germany’s federal prosecutors said Friday they have filed a formal request to extradite deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain, where he faces charges of rebellion and corruption.

“The material delivered by the Spanish authorities is not contradictory, but clearly shows that the violence in Catalonia on election day can be attributed to the wanted individual,” said prosecutors in a statement, defending the controversial rebellion charge.

Puigdemont was detained in Germany on a European arrest warrant from Spain for his role in Catalonia’s failed independence bid last October.

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