Saw Himself as Robin Hood-Like Bandit
(Reuters) - Spain's most wanted thief, "The Loner," saw himself as a
Robin Hood-style figure and said he robbed banks only because they stole from
the public, his lawyer said Thursday.
killing three policemen and holding up more than 30 banks, Jaime Jimenez Arbe
was planning to move on to insurance companies when he was arrested last month,
Spanish media reported, citing lawyer Jose Mariano Trillo-Figueroa.
not a killer and if I was obliged to shoot at officers of the law, it was
always against my will and in order to avoid being arrested," Jimenez said
in a letter reproduced on the websites of newspapers El Pais and El Mundo.
said Jimenez, who robbed the banks disguised in a false beard and a wig, thinks
of himself as Curro Jimenez, a Spanish 1970s television bandit in the style of
The Loner was arrested in Portugal, armed with a submachine
gun in preparation for another bank robbery-Reuters
is the text about?
A. The websites of newspaper EI Pais and EI
B. Spanish media reporter, Jose Mariano
C. The arresting of Spains's most wanted
thief in Portugal
D. A submachine gun in preparation for
another bank robbery
E. A Spanish 1970s television bandit in
the style of Robin Hood
2. Before being arrested, Jaime Jimenez Arbe . . . in Spain
A. had just robbed a policeman.
C. would have killed three officers of the
D. Had robbed insurance companies
E. had been working for companies
reason why "The Loner" robbed the banks is because . . . .
A. his lawyer helped him
B. he was the most wanted thief in Spain
C. he was accused of killing three
D. he believed that the banks stole money
from the public
E. he was himself as a Robin Hood-style
said Jimenez, who robbed the banks disguised in a false beard and a wig ....
underlined word "disguised" means . . . .
E. made known