A 37 year-old Norwegian mother has been sent to jail for four months after abducting her daughter.
When she split from the father of her child in the southern county of Rogaland, a family court ordered the pair to share the care of the youngster. But the arrangement only last six months before the mother took their daughter to the UK without the father’s consent, NRK reports.
When he tried to contact her, the mother’s new roommate told her that he would not see his daughter again. The mother did eventually return to Norway to face to the music after four months, following the intervention of the British police and English courts. Back home she initially received a six month jail sentence.
The mother appealed this first to the Court of Appeal and then all the way to the Norwegian Supreme Court. Judges were largely unswayed by her arguments, although…
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