Paphos police are investigating a complaint submitted by a Palestinian man that his wife, also Palestinian, had left Cyprus with their three children and notified him that they will not be returning, the Cyprus News Agency reports.
It said that the man had told police that his 38 year old wife had left from Paphos Airport with their three under-age children to attend the funeral of a family member in Palestine.
She then informed the man that they would not be returning to Cyprus and if he wanted to see their children he would have to travel to Palestine.
The man contacted police seeking help for his wife to return to Cyprus with their children.
The Cyprus News Agency said that Paphos CID was investigating a complaint of child abduction from joint custody. It added that an arrest warrant was expected to be issued for the woman.