The Spanish police took control over the communication center of Catalonian Government on the eve of Catalonian referendum on the independence of the region. This is reported by the Spanish newspaper El Pais.
"The Spanish Civil Guard entered the building of the Catalonian Government telecommunication center to check the blocking of computer services created for e-voting in a referendum on October 1," the report said.
It is reported that the Supreme Court of Catalonia yesterday ordered the Generalitat (the government) to suspend the use of computer services activated for electronic voting on the day of the referendum.
AFP agency with reference to the Spanish government reports that the local police cordoned off 1,3 thousand polling stations in Catalonia.
We tecall, the Spanish authorities announced their intention to increase the number of police officers in Catalonia on the day of the referendum and block polling stations. In addition, on the eve of the referendum in Spain, 150 sites with information on voting were blocked. Later, the police seized about 2.5 million ballots, as well as 4 million envelopes, intended for voting in the referendum on the independence of Catalonia.
September 29, on the eve of the referendum on the independence of Catalonia from the Spanish crown, several thousand people went to the rally. Later supporters of the referendum began to occupy premises in some schools in Barcelona, where a poll is scheduled for October 1.