Norwegians ‘attempted to kidnap’ toddler in Cyprus
Fabruary 1, 2016
Police in Cyprus have arrested three Norwegian nationals on suspicion of attempting to kidnap a four-year-old girl living in Nicosia.
Speaking to The Cyprus Weekly, Police Spokesperson Andreas Angelides said the three suspects – said to be 29, 40 and 60 – were taken into custody on Sunday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after reports that they had come to the island to take the child from its Greek Cypriot mother. All three are Norwegian nationals and neither of them are relatives of the child.
“The suspects are currently in court where investigators are seeking to keep them in remand while investigations are continuing”, said Angelides. “The hearing may be postponed until a Norwegian translator is found. They are currently under investigation for conspiracy to commit a crime. Attempted kidnapping will most likely be added as an additional charge later.”
He added: “The child’s mother…
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