On January 8, 1998, the BBC Reported that Spanish police claimed to have prevented a possible suicide attempt by members of a cult based in Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.
Thirty-two Germans and one Spanish woman believed they were about to be lifted from Earth by a spaceship. Failing that, they were to commit group suicide.
Spanish police have found that the alleged leader of a cult who incited her followers to commit mass suicide on the Spanish island of Tenerife earlier this month amassed over 300 million pesetas or almost two million dollars from her followers, Spanish TV reported.
Police in the Spanish Canary Islands have arrested 19 members of a religious movement accusing them of attempting mass suicide for the second time in a week.
A Spanish judge has sent a German cult leader to jail on charges that she planned a mass suicide of her group’s members.
Spanish police say they have prevented a possible collective suicide attempt by members of a cult based in Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.
The authorities on the Spanish island of Tenerife say they have foiled an attempt by members of a religious sect to commit mass suicide.
Spanish police foiled a mass suicide planned by a 30-strong sect whose members believed their souls would be carried away by spaceship from the summit at Tenerife’s Teide volcano, yesterday.