The suspects, already arrested in the investigation into the disappearance of Daniel, the last days again thoroughly interrogated by the detectives of the Federal Judicial Police Antwerp. On the basis of those statements, there is more clarity about the potential role and the possible share of each defendant. the
Today, the investigating judge decides to three suspects are free to leave with a so-called emancipation. The three men of 21, 24 and 34 years old. These men caught the two hoofdverdachten on the night of the abduction and phoned later with the family. They are not directly involved in the kidnapping and the murder of the boy.
The other two suspects are 19 and 20 remain in the cell. It comes to the two Palestinians, Ali and Fahmi. They lured Daniel Monday night come out to play. He got a penny of Ali. Witnesses have them as last in the neighborhood of Daniel seen. Ali and Fahmi were also observed while they are the nets of a voetbalgoal stukscheurden. When the dead body of Daniel was found, his hands and feet bound together with rope of the nets.
Fahmi and Ali were wed night when first questioned when mother Amina the disappearance of her son Daniel reported to the police. The two boys laid a statement and flee away from the city centre. They went into hiding with friends in Antwerp.
The two hoofdverdachten can no longer deny that they know something about the kidnapping and the murder, but they shift the blame on each other. Confessions are not (yet). Also the motive for the kidnapping, and the requirement to 100,000 euro ransom remain unclear. Nothing indicates that this ransom is related to a debt to human traffickers.
The lawyers of the two defendants confirm that their clients are re-interviewed, but give no details. “It is not in the best interest of my client to now to go deeper into the new statements,” says lawyer Cedric Monheim that prime suspect Ali assist.
The family of Daniel is that Fedasil heavy short shot in the access control of the asielcentrum. The 20-year-old Ali should since 1 april the asielcentrum. His request for asylum was rejected because he previously had already sought political asylum in Spain. He got an order to leave the country and return to Spain. Order cobble he to his boot. He crept regularly into the city centre and remained there to sleep. His brother and his wife stayed in the asielcentrum
The research under the guidance of the magistrate continues. The two hoofdverdachten In the interest of that research, there may be at this moment no more information are given.