Justice Aruba would also investigate Joran laptop
Friday, 11 March 2011
ORANJESTAD — In imitation of American FBI agents, will also Aruban justice the laptop of Joran van der Sloot investigations on instructions in the Natalee Holloway case. "As soon as it becomes available, we want to examine the laptop," said Chief Prosecutor Peter Blanken against this newspaper. An exact date he could still not give.
The FBI goes to Peru next week to the laptop. On 14 March, the FBI met with Peruvian agents of the Department of cybercrime on the head bureau of police in Lima. During this meeting the FBI agents are given access to the laptop and they may carry out forensic investigations. This says the American news channel CNN on the basis of a court document where they hand on.
Blanken says been informed of this investigation by the FBI. "If they find information that is interesting for our Holloway case, then they will certainly share with us. We have a good cooperation. "
Blanken suspect, however, that the FBI is looking in particular to information about the extortion where Joran van suspected. Against payment of $ 250,000 to Beth Holloway Joran would tell the truth and the occurrence of the remains of her daughter reveal. After a deposit of $ 25,000, however, he went off.
The reason that the Aruban to have an interest in the laptop is because there is also information on possible would stand on the disappearance of Natalee.
After Joran on June 3, 2010 by the Peruvian authorities arrested on suspicion of the murder of Stephany Flores he gives a statement. Sets the murder suspect that he with Flores to his hotel room was on the laptop to play poker. However, when he left the hotel room, looked Flores on his laptop. In doing so, she discovered in one way or another, his involvement in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. When she confronted him and gave him a blow, he was furious and beat on her.
Shortly after this statement showed Advocate-General Taco Stein know like with Joran wished to speak to the laptop and want to explore. It was later decided that it wanted to talk again with Joran. According to Chief Prosecutor Blanken has the accused so often told different stories, which are subsequently not proved to be accurate, that it has no confidence that he would like to tell the truth. The investigation into the laptop was delayed until the Peruvian authorities had completed their own research and the computer were available.
Blanken expected in the wake of the FBI, also Aruban authorities thus the opportunity will get the laptop of Joran to investigate. About possible revelations on the laptop would not prejudice a Chief Prosecutor. "We want to first do research." He is realistic and says that all the info on his part so far has yielded little. "But I am always curious and stay hopeful."