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Lady Justice
Mar 29 '17 16:10

The Public Prosecutor demanded 14 year in prison against 28-year-old Abderrahim Ait H. in court on Tuesday. Ait H. is one of two main suspects in a French, Colombian drug deal that turned into murder in the Steynhotel in Zeist in June 2015. A member of the Colombian drug mafia was murdered, AD reports.

The case against fellow suspect Mohamed Z. was postponed until July because there are some witnesses that still need to be questioned.

Mar 16 '17 14:23

was sentenced on appeal to 8 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric care for the murders of politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. The sentence given by the court in The Hague on Thursday is

Mar 14 '17 15:45

A group of Dutch entrepreneurs, united under the name Legal Cannabis Coalition (LCC), wants to cultivate cannabis in the former Breda prison known in Dutch as the Koepelgevangenis, television program Brandpunt reports. The entrepreneurs and their companies have no experience in cannabis cultivation, but hope to get their hands on a large part of the cannabis market.

Lady Justice
Mar 8 '17 17:00

A 45-year-old mother and 36-year-old stepfather are accused of horribly abusing a then 3-year-old girl, Lisa. They left the girl outside, naked in the could, rubbed pepper in her eyes and gagged her if she screamed too much. The mother confessed to the abuse in the court of Arnhem on Wednesday, though maintains that it was the stepfather who tortured the now 5-year-old girl, not her, AD reports. 

Feb 17 '17 12:35

The Public Prosecutor again demanded prison time in the appeal case against , who was convicted last year for killing politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. Van U. was sentenced to institutionalized psychiatric care, but the Public Prosecutor believes that prison time is appropriate, NU.nl reports. 

Feb 14 '17 16:20

Former VVD deputy Ton Hooijmaijers was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for corruption, forgery and money laundering by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The Supreme court thereby upholds a ruling made by the court of appeals in April 2015, NU.nl reports. Hooijmaijers himself filed the appeal to the Supreme Court. No further appeal is possible. 

The Supreme Court did agree to give a 2 month shortage on the imposed sentence of 2.5 years because the court exceeded the reasonable time limit for submitting documents, according to the newspaper.

Lady Justice
Feb 8 '17 14:55

A court of appeals sentenced Utrecht serial rapist Gerard T. to 16 years in prison on Wednesday, thereby upholding his previous sentence. T. was found guilty of raping four women. He was also suspected of 18 other rape cases over several years starting in 1995, but there was not enough evidence to prosecute him for these, NU.nl reports.

Lady Justice
Jan 30 '17 09:16

The Public Prosecutor demanded 7 years in prison against child minder Cora A. the court in Breda on Friday. A. is suspected of shaking a four month old baby to death while he was in her care in 2013, Omroep Brabant reports.

The four month old baby from Oosterhout died in June 2013, one week after being admitted to the hospital. The investigation against Cora A. only closed in the autumn of last year.

Jan 23 '17 11:15

The Irish police managed to stop an assassination attempt on Amsterdam gang leader Naoufal F. last week. The Amsterdam criminal is in custody in Ireland on suspicion of possession of fake documents and soft drugs, AT5 reports. 

According to local newspaper Sunday World, there were plans to assassinate F. in a prison in Dublin. The Irish police tipped the prison staff about the plans and they moved F. immediately. This happened on Thursday, according to the newspaper.

Lady Justice
Jan 19 '17 15:55

The Public Prosecutor demanded prison sentences of up to 9 years against five men suspected in large-scale arms trafficking. According to the Prosecutor, the five men supplied heavy weapons to criminals in recent years, some of which were used in assassinations committed in Amsterdam. They are also suspected of participation in a criminal organization, AT5 reports.

Jan 12 '17 11:00

The Public Prosecutor on Wednesday demanded 2 years in prison and community service against three driving school instructors for secretly recording the driving exams. According to the prosecutor, students of the driving school were instructed to wear spy glasses to their theory exam and record it, NU.nl reports.

The Prosecutor demanded 2 years in prison against 25-year-old Erol C., the owner of the driving school. His wife 24-year-old Kubra C. and co-owner of the school 22-year-old Mert C. heard punishment demands of 240 hours of community service. 

Jan 10 '17 16:05

Four supporters of Tilburg football club Willem II were sentenced to community service and up to three months in prison by the court in Breda on Monday. They were found guilty of assaulting two Feyenoord supporters during a match between the two clubs on October 2nd last year. During the match in Tilburg, one of the Feyenoord fans was t, NU.nl reports.

 crime scene tape
Jan 9 '17 10:20

On Monday the Dutch police distributed calendars with information of 52 cold cases to prisoners in five prisons. They hope that the prisoners will have information that can lead to new insights in the unsolved cases, the police announced on their website.

Lady Justice
Jan 5 '17 13:15

The police judge in The Hague on Wednesday sentenced Ricardo U. to four months in jail for assaulting a police officer at a New Year's party in Zoetermeer. The 46-year-old man from Moerkapelle must also spend the next two New Year's at home, the Telegraaf reports. 

One month of the prison sentence is conditionally suspended. The sentence is equal to what the Public Prosecutor demanded.

Dec 28 '16 11:45

Four men were acquitted of having se with an underage prostitute in Valkenburg on appeal by the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday. Another 23 suspected were all sentenced to one day in prison and varying amounts of community service. The court thereby largely decided to keep in tact, NU.nl reports.

Dec 14 '16 15:20

Four prison guards and one prisoner were taken to hospital on Wednesday morning to be treated for smoke inhalation in a fire in De Schie prison on Professor Jonkersweg in Rotterdam. Two of the injured inhaled a large amount of smoke, but no one is in life-threatening danger, a spokesperson for the fire department said to newspaper AD.

Former Amsterdam prison Bijlmerbajes
Dec 8 '16 10:18

The number of adults held in custody by order of Dutch courts fell in 2015 by 3,450 to 39,790. It represents a decline of nearly eight percent on the 2014 prison population, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), a reversal after two straight years of slight increases.

Convicted pedophile Pieter C.
Nov 24 '16 13:30

Dutch pedophile Pieter C. was sentenced on appeal to 19 years in prison and 15 years of institutionalized psychiatric treatment by the court in Antwerp on Thursday. The sentence is the same as , the Telegraaf reports. 

Lady Justice (Photo: Roland Zumbuehl/Wikimedia Commons)
Nov 7 '16 16:05

The court in Dordrecht sentenced 43-year-old Danny D. to 3 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment for sexually abusing two 13-year-old girls and convincing 15 other girls to undress and perform sexual acts in front of a webcam, the Telegraaf reports.

Two weeks ago the Public Prosecutor demanded 7 years in prison against the man from Koudekerk aan den Rijn. D. was acquitted of rape, but found guilty of sexual abuse. 

Nov 4 '16 14:30

A court in Murcia, Spain sentenced two suspects in the murders of Dutch volleyball star Ingrid Visser and her Partner Louis Severein to 34 years in prison each. A third suspect was given five months in prison, the Volkskrant reports. 

Lady Justice (Photo: Roland Zumbuehl/Wikimedia Commons)
Nov 3 '16 16:00

The court in Breda sentenced 18-year-old Elias A. to 1.5 years in prison fort in Breda on King's Day. Six months of the sentence is conditionally suspended. He also has to undergo treatement in a clinic and his driver's license is suspended for four years, the Telegraaf reports.

Oct 27 '16 14:12

Five men were sentenced to four years in prison for arson with a terrorist intent at a mosque in Enschede in February. They while there were about 30 people inside, including children. 

Oct 25 '16 15:50

On Tuesday the Public Prosecutor demanded 2 years in prison, six months of which conditionally suspended, against a 37-year-old man who embezzled over 858 thousand euros from the Salvation Army. The man used the money to fund his gambling habit, according to the Prosecutor, NU.nl reports.

Lady Justice (Photo: Roland Zumbuehl/Wikimedia Commons)
Oct 24 '16 13:15

On Friday the Public Prosecutor demanded three years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, against 18-year-old Elias A. for. The Prosecutor also wants the teen's driver's license suspended for eight years and that he be treated in a clinic, NU.nl reports.

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