A 40-year-old American, seemingly obsessive about Norway’s Princess Ingrid, was arrested final week for making an attempt to enter the nation with unlawful firearms. The princess is about to show 20 subsequent Sunday.
At some point after arriving within the nation, he obtained 17 suitcases with a complete weight of 550 kilos. Among the many belongings had been numerous firearms, together with a Remington 6mm rifle and a black powder revolver, together with a pocket book containing the names and addresses of a number of royal members of the family.
The crime attributed to the person, who pleaded responsible, is violating Norway’s Weapons Legislation. In line with Article 190, one should apply for a license properly upfront earlier than getting into the Scandinavian nation with weaponry.
The detainee, whose identify has not been disclosed, claims to have deliberate to spend time in Norwegian territory, specializing in duties associated to the agricultural sector. In line with him, he meant to use for authorization for the weapons after they arrived within the nation, as they didn’t comprise ammunition, in line with native media.
Concerning the pocket book with details about the Norwegian royal household, he claimed to have the intention of marrying Princess Ingrid Alexandra, the granddaughter of King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway and second in line to the throne.
Nonetheless, the person just isn’t unfamiliar to the Norwegian police or the royal guard.
In line with the identical courtroom choice, he was beforehand deported from Norway in August 2021 after showing on the Royal Palace, the place the present kings reside, and later at Skaugum, the official residence of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and his spouse, Princess Mette-Marit.
To keep away from legal proceedings, he voluntarily requested speedy deportation.