Posts Tagged ‘release from custody’

Aruba Judge orders release of Gary Giordano held in the mysterious disappearance of Robyn Gardner

Today, an Aruba Judge ordered that Gary Giordano be released by Tuesday, November 29th without any conditions.  This would allow Giordano to freely leave Aruba and return to the United States.

Giordano has been held during the investigation of the disappearance and presumed death of Robyn Gardner.  Gardner disappeared on August 2, 2011 while vacationing with Giordano on the island of Aruba.  Giordano initially aided the Aruba authorities in the search for Gardner and claimed that she was lost at sea while they were snorkeling.  On August 5, 2011, Giordano attempted to leave the country on a commercial flight and was detained by the authorities in Aruba.  He has remained in jail since then.

Giordano and Gardner met on an adult matchmaking site called Adult Friend Finder which claims to be, “The World’s Largest Sex & Swinger Personals Community.”

Prosecutors in Aruba have indicated that they will appeal the order to release Giordano.



Two Hikers sentenced to 8 years last month for Spying and Illegally Entering Iran to be released

In an interview with Ann Curry of NBC News, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Iran plans to release the two hikers who were sentenced to 8 years in Iran prison for spying and illegally entering Iran.  Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested in July of 2009, tried before an Irani Court, convicted and sentenced to 8 years for their alleged crimes.  As a condition of their release, a bail of $500,000 has been set by Iran and Bauer and Fattal will be released once the bail has been paid.  According to Ahmadinejad, their release should occur in “in a couple of days.”

The article on may be seen here.