Friday, August 26, 2005

Aruba re-arrests two brothers in missing teen case

Two Surinamese brothers who had been detained and released in the Natalee Holloway case were arrested again Friday after "new facts and circumstances" emerged, adding yet another twist in the mysterious disappearance of a vacationing American teenager.
Satish and Deepak Kalpoe were arrested on suspicion of involvement, with unidentified "other people," in premeditated murder and rape, Aruba's prosecutor's office said in a statement.
To arrest them again, "there had to be new facts and circumstances. That is the case," the statement said. Authorities declined to disclose any other details of the new evidence.
The prosecutor's office also said the brothers were suspected of other offenses, but they did not provide details. No information was disclosed about a third man who authorities said was arrested Friday with the Kalpoes.
A judge later ruled that prosecutors had enough evidence to hold the three men for at least eight days while they build their case, said Elgin Zeppenveldt, a lawyer for Satish Kalpoe......


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