Spain police arrest Catalan economy junior minister in morning raid

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Posted: Sep 20, 2017 3:57 AM

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish police arrested the Catalan region's junior economy minister Josep Maria Jove on Wednesday as part of a morning raid on several government offices, sources within the regional government said.

Police entered the local governmental offices of the economy, interior, foreign affairs, welfare, telecommunications and tax, the sources said.

(Reporting by Paul Day, editing by Julien Toyer)