A man has had his Swiss passport revoked after divorcing his wife. Authorities believe the marriage was a scam.
The man is a Tunisian national and married a Swiss woman 30 years his senior in 2008. After five years he applied for – and got – a passport. The couple had to pledge their union was stable and they had no intention to divorce.
But only a year later they separated.
The man then met a young woman – also Tunisian – who fell pregnant. Her newborn son was therefore entitled to a Swiss passport.
An immigration court has ruled the marriage was not based solid foundations and so the man, and his young son, have lost their passports.