Spain arrest paedophile pardoned by Morocco: Interior ministry

MADRID (AFP) - Police have arrested a Spanish paedophile who had his pardon revoked by Morocco's King Mohamed VI after it sparked angry protests in the north African country, the interior ministry said on Monday.

Daniel Galvan, who was convicted of raping 11 children aged between four and 15 and sentenced in September 2011 to 30 years in prison in Morocco, was detained in Murcia in southeastern Spain, an interior ministry spokesman said.

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