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Lawyer: Joran van der Sloot needs to go to the US to show innocence

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Joran van der Sloot is not going to oppose his extradition from Peru to the US. He’s suspected of extortion and fraud. Van der Sloot want to go to America to show his innocence, his Peruvian lawyer Maximo Altez informed the ANP on Thursday. On Could 11, it was introduced that the South American nation had agreed to a brief extradition of the 35-year-old Dutchman who’s presently serving a 28-year jail sentence for the homicide of Peruvian Stephany Flores in 2010.

In keeping with the American justice system, Van der Sloot would have taken $ 25,000 from Natalee Hollaway’s mom in that very same 12 months in alternate for which he would lead her to Natalee’s physique, which has not been discovered thus far. The American Natalee Holloway (18) disappeared and not using a hint in Could 2005 throughout a vacation with pals in Aruba. She was final seen within the firm of Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, who was the prime suspect in her disappearance case. His involvement has by no means been confirmed.

Altez admits that his consumer has taken cash, however believes Van der Sloot has been arrange. He believes that abuse has been product of the psychological issues that Van der Sloot suffers from. Altez calls the information concerning the extradition of the Dutchman a “smoke display screen”, which ought to distract from the financial and political issues Peru is claimed to be experiencing.

Joran van der Sloot is presently imprisoned within the very closely guarded Challapalca jail at an altitude of 4600 meters within the Andes. His lawyer expects Van der Sloot to be extradited inside fifteen days. First he has to go to the Peruvian capital Lima for a medical examination, says Altez. Van der Sloot will then be picked up by the US Marshals Companies, a US federal police company. The one query, in accordance with the lawyer, is whether or not Van der Sloot will journey to the US with a particular airplane or with a scheduled plane.

A 2001 treaty between Peru and the US permits a suspect to be briefly extradited to be tried out of the country. A lawyer from the state of Alabama has now been assigned to Van der Sloot. In keeping with Altez, Van der Sloot will keep within the US for as much as two years after which return to Peru to serve the rest of his sentence. The lawyer emphasizes that the Dutchman is extradited for 2 prices and that America can’t add extra prices.

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