President of Catalonia Quim Torra is sentenced by the High Court of Justice of Catalonia to a year and a half of disqualification (inhabilitación) from exercising the powers of elected office, in addition to a fine of 30,000€ for disobeying the Central Electoral Board by not withdrawing partisan symbols in the Palau de la Generalitat and not guaranteeing the institution's neutrality during the April election campaign. Torra can appeal the ruling.
The Civil Guard arrests one woman and warrants a man from the Committees for the Defense of the Republic, focused on the defense of Catalan Republic, accused of terrorism and sedition. [https:--elpais.com-elpais-2018-04-10-inenglish-1523349686_203371.html "(El País)"]
Jordi Turull i Negre, ex-member of the dismissed regional government, who was imprisoned amid sedition and under investigation due to his connection in a corruption scandal involving CiU, is named candidate by the President of Catalan Parliament in a investiture for Thursday, March 22.
The Speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia delays the session of investiture of Carles Puigdemont after the suspension by the Constitutional Court of the telematic investiture. Roger Torrent insists that Puigdemont is the only candidate, disobeying the decision of the high court.