Suspect finally admits to kidnapping

A 28-year-old taxi driver in Oslo who’s been held in police custody since early February has finally admitted that he was involved in the kidnapping of a young woman in Bærum who later was found murdered. He still denies, though, that he had anything to do with her killing. Both he and a 25-year-old man […]

Thousands gather for funeral of woman kidnapped, murdered

An estimated 3,000 mourners filled an Oslo mosque on Friday to pay their last respects to Faiza Ashraf. The body of the 26-year-old woman, kidnapped in suburban Oslo earlier this month, was found on Thursday, and police have her confessed murderer and another suspect under arrest. Ashraf’s body was found in a forest area near […]

New arrest in mysterious kidnapping

Police in Asker and Bærum, just west of Oslo, have continued to investigate the mysterious kidnapping of a young Pakistani-Norwegian woman abducted from a bus stop at Høvik last week. They’ve mostly been stumped, but on Friday police arrested a 25-year-old man who they think actually seized the woman and stuffed her into the trunk […]