By Euro Weekly News Media • 14 March 2016 • 18:30
Spanish novelist Domingo Villar dies aged 51 after suffering a stroke. Image: @PontasAgency/ Twitter
ON MARCH 9, the National Police arrested a 71-year-old Argentinian Pedro Rodolfo Wagner in Madrid on the basis of an international arrest warrant quoting genocide as well as homicide, illegal deprivation of liberty and kidnapping.
The charges refer to actions allegedly taken by Mr Wagner who is of Argentinian and German nationality when he was in the military during the administration of a previous government.
He was immediately released on bail due to his age and medical condition but is required to report daily to the court and was required to surrender his passport and agree not to attempt to leave the country.
Amongst the crimes that he is accused of, with others, is the kidnapping and subsequent disappearance of a 24-year-old model Marie Anne Erize Tisseau in October 1976 as well as a number of crimes which took place between 1976 and 1983.
The Argentinean authorities now have 40 days to submit documents substantiating their application for extradition.
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Downlaod our media pack in either English or Spanish.