The case surrounding the murder of Heidy Goedhart from Kaatsheuvel seemed to be neatly wrapped up when her partner, Wim S., confessed to killing her last year. But experts are now calling the confession unreliable and worthless, because of the way that the police manipulated the suspect into giving it, Brabants Dagblad reports based on the police file on the case.
Dirk Klaas M., the 71 year old man who extorted the De Mol family, appeared in court on Thursday. According to experts who examined M., He suffers from dementia caused by damage to part the part of his brain that controls "impulse behavior". This affected his empathy and led to obsessive and compulsive behavior.
The lawsuit against Dutchman Paul R., who is suspected of involvement in match fixing in football, appears in court in Bochum, Germany on Tuesday.
Meat trader Willy Selten stood in front of the court in Den Bosch once more on Tuesday morning pleading his innocence, and saying that horse meat entering the beef supply chain was a simple administrative failure, according to Hart van Nederland. The prosecutor accused Selten of intentionally mixing horse meat and beef and selling it as pure beef, and called for a five-year prison sentence.
Meat trader Willy Selten admits that mistakes were made during the processing of horse meat on his farm in Oss, but he denies that he knowingly and intentionally tampered with the meat. Stelten therefore assumes that he will be acquitted when the lawsuit against him begins next week, NU reports.
So far, 136 complainants in the "fewer Moroccans" case against Geert Wilders have submitted a request for compensation. The number comes from internal figures from Slachtofferhulp Nederland, a Dutch victims support group, AD reports.
Almost 21 years after being convicted for the murder of T. "Oma" Mok Cheung, the members of the so-called "Breda Six" will face a new trial in the court of The Hague. The re-examination is a result of the review process ordered by the Supreme Court in 2012, writes newswire ANP.
Dutch Police kicked off the trial of a new mobile app that notifies smartphone users with location-specific messages about a danger or a crisis. The pilot program is being tested in Eindhoven, Noord Brabant, as part of the police Mobile Media Lab program.
Several victims of the "Dutch Bonnie and Clyde" criminal duo Antonio van der P. and Enise B. say they suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. The information was revealed during the third day of the pair's trial in court in Assen, NOS reports.
Two men who sold dangerous fireworks should face three years in prison, the public prosecutor told a court in Breda, Noord-Brabant on Wednesday. The 25- and 33-year-olds from Breda co-ran a shop which provided customers with fireworks from Poland, the public prosecutor (OM) released.
An Australian man has admitted to the vicious and repeated rape and abuse of a young Dutch tourist on the day he was due to face an Australian court for the charges.
A 54-year old coffee shop owner from Amsterdam may be sentenced to 8 years in jail for the murder of his 44 year-old cousin, who passed away in January.
Yassin Hari, younger brother of kick-boxer Badr Hari, is being tried for perjury and assault in the court of Amsterdam. The prosecution seeks a sentence of six months imprisonment for the 26-year old.
The court in Amsterdam will be the scene of a new preparatory session in the case of the shooting in the city's Staatsliedenbuurt on the 29th of December 2012, in which two men were killed. The suspects in the hearing are 34-year-old Anouar B. and 26-year-old Adil A., Elsevier reports.
Dutch Johan van V. was apprehended in Pattaya, Thailand, on suspicion of drug smuggling. According to the Bangkok Post, his Thai wife was also arrested and assets seized.
On Tuesday night in Leek, a 23-year old man was arrested in relation to the fatal abuse of a Somali man in Groningen.
American president Barack Obama has ordered a renewal of military action in Uganda, to try and put an end to the ongoing hunt for warlord Joseph Kony. He is wanted for trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
The Public Prosecution raided the residence of the former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte , early Monday morning (local time), reported various media on the island. Reporters witnessed the raid.
The trial against kick boxer Badr Hari will take a few weeks longer. First, a report of the national department of investigation about the leaking of a file to the press, needs to be completed.
Greenpeace further explained the controversial letter to the members about the donation increase, this Wednesday, in another letter.