Former and fugitive Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is due to appear before German judges at the prosecutor's office on Monday to decide if he will be retained in police custody, or if he remains on probation before being returned to Spain.

Puigdemont was detained in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday, five months after going into self-imposed exile from Spain, where he faces charges of sedition, rebellion and embezzlement which could lead to 25 years in prison.

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