Mom accused of child stealing, said, ‘I love them’

The woman is in police custody in Brisbane, and will face the magistrate on Monday, charged with two counts of child stealing.

Four years have passed since the father of the children seen for the last time.

“It was a lot of heartache, but now it’s over, let’s hope that everything settles down pretty quickly,” the twins’ godfather, said To the Courier Mail.

The children, from Townsville, with an age of seven years, when they were allegedly kidnapped from the mother in the month of April 2014. After a long police operation, were found hiding in Taree, on the Friday morning.

The family together when the girls were children.

The 46-year-old woman appeared calm and resigned, as she has been extradited by police in Brisbane holding facility on Saturday night. Asked if he had words for his daughters, he said: “I love them”.

The girl’s father has not seen or heard from them since they disappeared in the month of April 2014.

Lawyer Antonious Abdelshahied said the girls, the father found them in a good mood considering what had passed.

“His main priority … is to ensure that children are brought safely to Townsville in their comfort zone at home and at school, and some semblance of a normal life,” he said.

The mother appeared in Taree Local Court on Friday that the extradition to Queensland was approved.

She is set to face Brisbane Magistrates Court on May 7 to two counts of child stealing.

The woman, the parents have talked with girls on the phone and said that they were glad to know that the girls are alive and well.

The children have been recovered after an extensive joint investigation by Australian Federal Police and their Queensland counterparts.

While it is believed that their father not is aware of how the children and their mother, on the Friday, he traveled over 600 km to Taree for an exciting meeting with the girls. This came after a continuous media campaign was mounted to try to locate their position.

The police said that in 2014, that have made him fear for the safety of the children in the care of their mother.