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Joran van der Sloot nonetheless appeals towards extradition to the US

The jail in Lima the place Van der Sloot has been detained since final weekend

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Joran van der Sloot is difficult his extradition from Peru to the USA. His Peruvian lawyer has made this recognized.

The 35-year-old Dutchman was convicted in Peru of the homicide of a scholar, however has additionally been charged within the US with extortion of the household of Natalee Holloway, the lady who disappeared in 2005 after that they had been collectively in a bar.

Final month, Peru introduced that it’s going to quickly extradite Van der Sloot to the US due to the latter case. The supply is scheduled for subsequent Thursday. Within the run-up to this, the Dutchman was moved to a jail within the Peruvian capital Lima final weekend.


Initially, Van der Sloot didn’t intend to problem his extradition, however he has modified his thoughts, says his lawyer Máximo Altéz. In line with him, this occurred after a go to by workers of the Dutch embassy. They’d have satisfied him to enchantment. An interim injunction is more likely to be served immediately or tomorrow.

The Dutch Ministry of International Affairs doesn’t verify the involvement of the embassy. A spokesperson tells De Telegraaf that he can not touch upon particular person instances. In line with the spokesperson, the ministry does present “consular help to all Dutch nationals in overseas detention who want it, together with visits”.

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