STOCKHOLM — A prosecutor says Sweden has expelled a
Syrian diplomat in an alleged plot to abduct his daughter and bring her
out of the Scandinavian country.
Prosecutor Katarina Lenter says
the diplomat left Sweden earlier this week after the Foreign Ministry
declared him persona non-grata. She says the motive for the suspected
kidnapping plot was that he didn't approve of his daughter's boyfriend
Lenter told AP on Friday the man could not be
prosecuted because of his diplomatic immunity but an alleged accomplice,
who is not a diplomat, is being held in jail pending possible charges.
news agency TT reported the daughter was 18 and living in a secret