Polisario leader Brahim Ghali was hospitalized in Spain after being infected with the coronavirus, we learn from well-informed sources, thus confirming information that had been reported by Spanish media.
According to the same media, Brahim Ghali, 73, has suffered from cancer of the digestive system for several years. In Spain, he is hospitalized exactly in the town of Logroño under the assumed name of Mohamed Ben Battouche, of Algerian nationality according to the Spanish media El Noticiario.
A complaint filed by the defence of ASADEDH
The complaint lodged by the lawyer of Asadedh with the central investigating court number 5 of the National Hearing on April 22, 2021, informs the Attorney General of the fact that he has come to the attention of the Defense of ASADEDH hospitalization in the city of Logroño of the applicant and secretary general of the Polisario front, Brahim Ghali, who entered Spain with a false identity bearing the name of (Mohamed Benbatouche) to escape prosecution by the Spanish justice system.
With this complaint, the Defense of Asadedh requests the opening of the present proceedings and the cooperation of the police, taking into consideration the following:
- The verification through the Judicial Authorities that Mr. Mohamed Benbatouche is indeed Brahin Ghali, Secretary General of the Polisario Front. Once the identity has been verified, request that Brahim Ghali be notified of the existence of this complaint.
- the hearing of Brahim Ghali as a wanted at Logroño hospital where he is hospitalized and the appointment of a lawyer and an interpreter to accompany the wanted in the annotation of his statements.
- The issuance of an arrest warrant and the surrender of the wanted Brahin Ghali so as not to circumvent the action of the Spanish justice and international justice.
Other sources explain that the leader of the separatists was first admitted to an Algerian hospital where he was taken care of by a dedicated medical staff, on the express directives of President Tebboune … Except that, in the face of the worsening of his state of health, his transfer to Spain was essential and urgent.