Spain: Woman faces huge 'gag law' fine for posting photo of police car in disabled space

August 18, 2015 1:38 PM

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MADRID – Spanish police are looking to apply a much-criticized new Public Security Law — known as the "gag law" — to heavily fine a woman who posted on social media a photograph of a police car parked in a disabled parking space, along with critical remarks.

Fermin Bonet, police inspector in the southeastern town of Petrer, says the publication July 27 offended the officers' work and merits a sanction.

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