Military Periscope Logo

Leading ETA Fugitive Captured By French Police

October 30 2012


One of the top leaders of the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) separatist group, a longtime fugitive, has been arrested in France, reports UPI.

Izaskun Lesaka, described by Spanish police as among the "three most important figures" in ETA, was arrested Sunday in Macon in central France, said officials.

Another suspected member of the ETA was also arrested, said police.

In October 2011, the ETA announced a "definitive end" to its 45-year armed campaign for independence,...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2022

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.