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Swedish ex-guard held in Tunisia for kidnapping

The Local · 16 Nov 2012, 10:37

Published: 16 Nov 2012 10:37 GMT+01:00

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“He stands accused of attempted child abduction,” Kent Öberg of the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed to daily Aftonbladet.

According to the paper, the man who is in his fifties, travelled to the country to bring back a child, who had been brought to the country by its father against the mother’s will.

However, the action didn’t go as planned and the former guard is now jailed in the country pending trial.

“We are keeping up with developments. If any particulars about the case surface it should be reported to Stockholm,” Öberg told the paper.

Another Swedish man is also behind bars in Tunisia for the same crime, according to the foreign ministry.

Both have been assigned legal representation.

A Norwegian woman is also involved, according to the paper, and Norwegian authorities have confirmed that a woman was arrested in the country on Sunday.

She was later released, however, but is not allowed to leave the country.

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According to Aftonbladet, the Swedish man has a long record of working for private security firms and worked for a time as the bodyguard of a Swedish prime minister.

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07:17 November 17, 2012 by prince T
Wat he did was wrong but i wished he succeeded in taking the girl
23:23 November 17, 2012 by Stuart Parsons
Islam decrees a child is automatically the property of the father and in the many cases where a father in a Western country has taken a child, without the mothers permission, to a Muslim country, nothing can be done. It is all part of the evil that is Islam.

The moral of the story is that non-Muslim Western women should NEVER EVER marry a Muslim man.
14:14 September 22, 2013 by Roses
I find it quite sade the fact that this company these guys worked for ABP World Group, who from my research are nothing more than a group of muscle heads, have not supported these two guys one bit.

I have even spoken to a lady who hired ABP and after she paid them a large amount of money they did not do the job. My question to ABP is what are you doing to help these guys??

There is also a video you have posted about one of your recoveries in Spain, the child was scared out of his mind let alone the small baby in the pram you knocked to the ground while snatching the older boy. Clearly you like to use muscle instead of brains.

A friend of mine posted some questions about this topic on their fb page but within 1 minute it was deleted. SHAME on you ABP for giving people false hope through your social media and not showing the truth about your jobs.

Please peolpe do your research on this company as they are not all that who they say they are.

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