Three men from Østfold is accused of sexual relations with two 14 year old girls. Two of the defendants are active in local politics, NRK news.
The men were 18 and 19 years old when they had sexual relations with girls. All three acknowledge guilt. The trial of the three starting Wednesday and it is set three days in court.
– My client will plead guilty. The sexual act has not occurred in the context of political meetings, says Hans Thomas Revhaug, one of the defense, told NRK.
– My client acknowledges guilt, and that he has done from day one when this case came up. It has been, and is, a great strain for him to wait so long before this case comes to trial, says Hilde Jaeger, one of the defenders.
One of the three have been laid off from their positions in politics while the case is ongoing.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today