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11th April 2017, 13:05

Man arrested on child abduction charges to be returned to Norway

The Norwegian resident who was arrested at the airport on child abduction charges is due to return to Norway. A warrant of committal was granted at the Magistrates’ Court today which 36 year old Mustapha Badri did not oppose. Badri was arrested at Gibraltar airport attempting to travel to Morocco with his 3 year old son who he had taken from Norway without the knowledge and consent of the child’s mother.

He has 15 days to appeal the order however he has indicated he will not do so as he is keen to return to Norway as quickly as possible. The child has been returned to his mother’s care.