The mayor of the Spanish city of Badalona Alex Pastor was arrested for drunk driving and assault on police officers. On this April 22, according to El Espanol.
The incident occurred on April 21. According to witnesses, the mayor refused to undergo a breath test and threatened the police to his high position. During the detention, the Pastor attacked the police officers and bit one of them, the newspaper writes.
Because of the incident, the socialist party, which consisted of a politician, expelled him. Soon, the mayor resigned, said in the publication.
In connection with the epidemic of coronavirus in Spain imposed a state of emergency. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, Spain in second place after USA in the number of infected – more than 208 thousand people showed COVID-19.