HAMAR, norway (Dagbladet): - It was as I had hoped. I'm relieved that it was so, says Janne Jemtlands older brother, Peter Opheim, to Dagbladet.
Opheim was a central part of Jane Jemtlands life, and lived in the home of Svein Jemtland and sons in the days she had the status of missing. At the time, it was only Svein Jemtland even knew what had happened with Jane.DOM: Monday dropped the judgment against Svein Jemtland. Video courtesy: TV 2 Show more
today he was sentenced to 18 years in prison in hedmark county district court, in line with the prosecution's assertion. Svein Jemtland appealed the verdict on the spot, and it is thus not enforceable yet.- Have not completely understood it yet
There were some who expected that he appealed from the explanation he had. He has been on his all the way, " says Opheim.- He had decided to appeal in advance
Jane Jemtland was shot on the night of 29. last December, almost a year ago. It has been a long wait for her family.
- It is a strange feeling that the judgment now at last it is here. I'm a little relieved. I haven't completely understood it yet, but I'm a bit relieved in the body, " says Opheim to the Newspaper.
Svein Jemtland appealed the verdict on the spot, which means ankeforhandlinger on the Eidsivating court of appeal, most likely in the late summer of 2019. So far have not Jannes relatives thought of yet.Svein Jemtland sentenced to 18 years in prison for the murder of Jane Jemtland
- Now comes the christmas season, and one can relax a bit. I'm excited on how I will react, but I just have to take it as it comes, " says Opheim about the time to come.Extra strain for the kids
Inger Johanne Reiestad Hansen is a lawyer for the couple's two sons.
" It's good that there now was a clarification in this matter. It has fortunately not gone so long time, but there is a charge to go and wait for a verdict, she says to Dagbladet.
She was even prepared that Svein Jemtland would appeal. According to his defense, and Ida Andenæs, he had decided in advance to appeal if the sentence was in line with the prosecution's assertion.Will punish Jemtland extra for the betrayal against the children: - He seems to live well with it.
- It is an extra burden for the children to go through a round. I've prepared the kids that if the father is convicted, then it may go a round. It is not unknown, but it is a ekstrabelastning, " she says.
The two children were awarded compensation for damages of 400 000 each. The assistance of counsel had initially submitted a claim for restitution of 450 000 for the oldest son, was at home drapsnatta, and 350 000 for the youngest son.
- It is quite high amount, so I thought it was the basis for, because there are so many special items that has led to a merbelastning for the children. The judge chose not to differentiate between them. In the long term, I think it is right, because the demand will be just as great. They have lost a mother, and your father has killed the mother, " she says.- It is brutal to hear how she has been treated the night Dagbladet Plus