A fugitive accused of gender violence is arrested when he goes to the immigration office

The National Police have arrested in Orihuela a man of Norwegian nationality who was subject to a European Arrest and Surrender Order (OEDE) issued by the authorities of this country for physical and psychological violence towards his ex-partner, vandalism, threats, degrading treatment.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
11 May 2024 Saturday 22:35
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A fugitive accused of gender violence is arrested when he goes to the immigration office

The National Police have arrested in Orihuela a man of Norwegian nationality who was subject to a European Arrest and Surrender Order (OEDE) issued by the authorities of this country for physical and psychological violence towards his ex-partner, vandalism, threats, degrading treatment. and violation of restraining order.

The arrest occurred when this man went to request some documents from the Orihuela Costa Foreigners Office, the Provincial Police Station reported in a statement.

When the agents consulted the databases they verified that this person was subject to a European Arrest and Surrender Order (OEDE) issued at the end of April of this year by the Norwegian authorities.

Due to the dangerousness of the detainee, agents from the Orihuela Local Police Corps joined the arrest, who collaborated closely with the agents of the National Police.

The acts for which he was wanted were committed for almost seven years, specifically from 2017 to the end of 2023, and consisted of continued physical abuse through recurring attacks on his ex-partner, death threats with firearms and knives, and abuse. continuous psychological

The detainee exercised exhaustive control over the victim, controlling what he ate, how he dressed and when he could sleep or go out. Furthermore, after restraining orders issued by the Norwegian courts were imposed on them, he violated them on several occasions.

The detainee went so far as to publish personal data on social networks of the witnesses summoned to testify in the judicial proceedings against him.

The detainee, 38 years old and of Norwegian nationality, has been placed at the disposal of the Central Investigative Court of the National Court, which is the judicial body in charge of carrying out the procedures for his subsequent extradition.