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Joran Van Der Sloot's Lawyer Shares Video Of Client

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Joran van der Sloot's lawyer released a video showcasing his client in apparent good health following disputed reports of a prison assault. The 41-second clip, shared by his attorney Maximo Altez, depicts van der Sloot entering a gymnasium with his team, named 'La Naranja Mecanica' or 'The Clockwork Orange' in Spanish.

Standing at 6 feet 5 inches tall, van der Sloot, known for his involvement in the deaths of Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores, appeared unharmed and in high spirits in the video. Altez dismissed claims of a recent assault on van der Sloot as 'fake news,' asserting that his client is in good condition.

While reports surfaced of a two-on-one attack on van der Sloot in prison, the National Penitentiary Institute spokesperson stated that the assailants instigated the incident, absolving van der Sloot of any disciplinary action. Despite rumors of threats against him, Peru's Interpol chief mentioned a lack of official information regarding the alleged assault.

Former inmates and prison officials have shared mixed opinions about van der Sloot, with one ex-inmate describing him as arrogant and disliked among fellow prisoners. Van der Sloot is currently serving his sentences in Challapalca prison, a facility known for its harsh conditions and extreme isolation.

Despite his aversion to the prison, van der Sloot is granted conjugal visits for mental health purposes under Peruvian law. His team's choice of name, 'The Clockwork Orange,' remains unclear, drawing parallels to a 1971 movie about failed rehabilitation efforts.

Van der Sloot confessed to the murders of Holloway and Flores in 2005 and 2010, respectively, as part of an extortion scheme. He is serving his sentence in Peru for the U.S. extortion charges related to Holloway's case.

While facing challenges in Challapalca, including previous incidents of violence and misconduct, van der Sloot continues to navigate his legal circumstances. Aruba authorities have not ruled out the possibility of prosecuting him for Holloway's murder, despite the expiration of the statute of limitations.

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