Spain detains Russian over US vote `hacking`: Legal source

A Russian computer expert was remanded in custody in Spain on Monday on suspicion of involvement in alleged hacking of the US presidential election campaign, a legal source said.

AFP| Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Madrid: A Russian computer expert was remanded in custody in Spain on Monday on suspicion of involvement in alleged hacking of the US presidential election campaign, a legal source said.

Piotr Levachov, who was arrested on Friday, has been singled out by the United States for extradition in a request which is due to be examined by Spain`s national criminal court, the source said.