The Aruban public prosecutor wants to question Patrick van der Eem as a witness in the Natalee Holloway case, reports Tuesday’s NRC.
Chief justice Hans Mos told the paper Van der Eem could be arrested if he does not come forward voluntarily.
Van der Eem befriended suspect Joran van der Sloot and secretly recorded him confessing to being with Natalee Holloway when she died. He is currently on Aruba working on a book about the disappearance of the US teenager.
According to Van der Eem he has nothing to hide and the public prosecutor only has to ring him.
The the rights to the book, which is being ghost written by the American novelist Elizabeth Byars, will be auctioned off. Publication of the book, titled Disposed, is set for September.
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