A Swedish website, Aftonbladet is reporting that the police in that country have arrested man in connection of the stealing of Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II’s gold crown in Norway.

The report said “a suspected thief [has been] arrested at the airport.”

“He was taken when he was traveling from Sweden,” the story quoted Knut Joste in Sætnan of the Oslo police as saying.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, lost his gold crown in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Oslo last Wednesday.

The hotel’s CCTV footage showed a man leaving the hotel with suit case suspected to contain the gold ornaments.

“He has admitted that he has been stealing jewels, the report quoted the Swedish police as saying.

Swedish police on Friday are expected to extradite the suspect to Norway for prosecution.

According to the website, the “Oslo police have sent out an international inquiries after two additional suspects, a man and a woman for the theft.”


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