PHILIPSBURG:— Suspect O.A. by instruction of the Public Prosecutor was released from pre-trial detention on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018. However, he remains a suspect in the “Squid” investigation. The “Squid” investigation conducted by the National Detectives of St. Maarten concerns accusations of “vote buying” during the 2016 Parliamentary Elections. A number of suspects and witnesses are still to be questioned in this investigation and confiscated items are being carefully analyzed.
Prosecutor’s Office Press Release.
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/28598-checkmate-boss-oniel-arrindell-released-from-pretrial-detention.html