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Spaniard convicted for5 killings arrested in Brazil

Brazilian police say a Spanish man convicted for the 1977 killing of five people in a Madrid trade union office has been taken custody in Sao Paulo

Reported by: AP [ Published on: December 07, 2018 22:45 IST ]
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police say a Spanish man convicted for the 1977 killing of five people in a Madrid trade union office has been taken into custody in Sao Paulo.

The head of the Federal Police in Sao Paulo said at a Friday press conference that Carlos Garcia Julia was arrested Thursday as he was walking down a street in a middle-class neighborhood.

Disney Rosseti said Spain is expected to request the extradition of Garcia Julia who is being held in a federal police cell in Sao Paulo.

Garcia Julia told police that he was working as an Uber driver.

Rosseti said Garcia Julia has been living in Brazil since at least 2001 when he entered the country with Venezuelan papers that identified him as Genaro Antonio Flores Mategran.

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