Spanish police say they’ve arrested a person who they imagine meant to assault Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez over his controversial determination to exhume the stays of late dictator Gen. Francisco Franco.
Police say the 63-year-old former personal safety guard was arrested within the city of Terrassa within the Catalonia area on Sept. 19 after a quick investigation. He stays in custody and has not been charged.
The case was revealed Thursday by Spanish newspaper Publico.
Police discovered 16 firearms within the suspect’s residence, starting from handguns to sniper rifles, however didn’t clarify how he had managed to amass such an arsenal.
“This particular person had a transparent intention and can to take actions towards the prime minister,” Catalan regional police spokesman Albert Oliva advised journalists throughout a press convention.