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.
After a second day of mobilizations in Catalonia after the sentence of the independence leaders with cutroads and railways cuts, violent clashes take place in Tarragona, Barcelona, Girona, Sabadell and Lleida.
Former Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras receives the highest penalty with 13 years in prison and disqualification, while former councilors Meritxell Borràs, Santi Vila and Carles Mundó are sentenced to one year and eight months disqualification for disobedience.
The Catalan leaders who are imprisoned accused of rebellion, Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Turull, Jordi Sànchez and Josep Rull, are sworn in as members of the Congress of Deputies after being elected in the 28th April general election by an authorization of the Supreme Court.
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)"]