OSLO (AFP) - The wife of a Norwegian rich person lacking for 10 weeks is believed to were abducted and a huge ransom has been demanded for her launch, neighborhood media pronounced on Wednesday.

Married to a businessman who made his fortune in actual estate and the strength area, 68-yr-antique Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik disappeared on October 31, the Verdens Gang (VG) newspaper said.

A ransom call for for 9 million euros ($10.

.Three million) in cryptocurrency has been issued for her launch, VG said.

the abductors have threatened to apply violence against her if her family does not meet their demands, Norway’s newspaper of reference Aftenposten said, including that there had been limited touch with the suspects.

events like this are extraordinarily rare in the rich Scandinavian united states, which enjoys a commonly low crime fee.

Norwegian police confirmed that "a female in her late 60s is thought to had been abducted from her domestic in Lorenskog", round 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Oslo, however did now not disclose her identification.

Police had been scheduled to preserve a press convention later Wednesday.

The lacking girl’s husband, Tom Hagen, 68, is Norway’s 172nd richest guy, consistent with the mag Kapital, with an estimated fortune of 1.7 billion kroner (174 million euros, $200 million).

A real estate investor, he owns 70 percent of strength organization Elkraft which he co-based in 1992, Norwegian media said.