Kidnapping suspect extradited from Brazil

One of the main suspects in the kidnapping of millionaire’s daughter Claudia Melchers in 2005 arrived in the Netherlands on Friday morning following his extradition from Brazil, reports news agency ANP.

Izaan Moeniralam (52) is accused of involvement in the kidnapping of Melchers from her home in Amsterdam Zuid. The kidnappers demanded 300kg of cocaine for her release. Melchers promised to pay €5m and was released unharmed after three days. The money was never paid.
Izaan Moeniralam has been arrested and is expected to appear in court later this month together with another suspect, Lorenzo Moeniralam.

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