Alleged drug ring leader acquitted
Shurendy Q., the alleged drug ring leader, suspected of trafficking cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean to the Netherlands by way of Schiphol, was acquitted of all charges today by the Schiphol court.
Q.'s accomplice, Franklin A. was less fortunate. The Prosecution accused the 40-year-old Antillean of being Q.'s second in command and demanded a prison sentence of 15 years. The court sentenced A. to 12 years in prison.