Spanish driver who ate hash cakes claims diplomatic immunity from non-existent state
Published: Mar 18, 2022 15:47:05 EAT | International
Man arrested after driving erratically fails to convince officers over ID from ‘Errant Republic of Menda Lerenda’
A Spanish man who had eaten hash cakes before he was pulled over by police for driving erratically has been fined €2,001 (£1,680) after failing to convince officers he had immunity because he was a diplomat for an “individual and mobile” republic.
Guardia Civil officers in the northern Spanish region of La Rioja ordered the 28-year-old to pull over after noticing that his Volkswagen Golf was zigzagging across the road and that he was on his mobile.Continue reading...