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Sevilla admits to visiting the lab

In further developments in the case, El Pais has reported that Oscar Sevilla (T-Mobile) has admitted to visiting Dr Fuente's clinic at Zurbano, 92 in Madrid. After Spanish magazine Interviú reported that the Civil Guard was investigating Sevilla, T-Mobile told El Pais, "[Sevilla] has told us that it was possible that he appeared in the photographs taken by the Civil Guard at the door of the laboratory of Zurbano, 92." Sevilla admitted to receiving training programs from Ignacio Labarta, an associate of Dr Fuentes who was also arrested last week, but claimed that he had nothing to do with Fuentes. "If it turns out that he lied to us, Sevilla will have a problem."

According to El Pais, the investigators have also said that they have photographed riders coming to the lab in the evening, after it is closed.

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