Mounir E. from Spijkensse can not be prosecuted for breaking an area ban imposed on him during the Rotterdam Marathon earlier this year, because of "carelessness" by the Ministry of Security and Justice when imposing the ban, the court in Rotterdam ruled, AD reports.
The Amsterdam police deployed a special team to fight crime in and around the Red Light District. Over the past five days, this team made a total of 118 arrests, the police said on Facebook.
Arrests were made for a number of crimes, including selling fake and real drugs, violating area bans, weapon possession and violating the immigration law, according to the police.
The special team was made up of members of the neighborhood team and target group teams. The officers were dressed in civilian clothes and focused on the "main nuisances in our area", the police write.
The Public Prosecutor wants to keep 30 men and boys arrested during the riots that broke out after Feyenoord lost to Excelsior on Sunday, in custody for another two weeks. Should the Prosecutor get his way, they will miss Feyenoord's last chance of winning the Dutch title in a match against Heracles this coming Sunday, RTL Nieuws reports.
The suspects are between the ages of 14 and 45. They are all suspected of throwing fireworks, stones or whatever they had to hand at police officers in Rotterdam following the Feyenoord-Excelsior match.
A group of people affiliated with motorcycle gang Satudarah were banned from stepping on the Rembrandt square in Amsterdam for three months, Het Parool reports. This follows a fight in club Nasty on the Thorbeckeplein
Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan temporarily banned the woman injured in a shooting in front of her home in Rivierenbuurt last week, from entering the area. The mayor hopes that by keeping her away from the home she shares with her family on Oude IJselstraat, he can protect her and other local residents from more violence,
Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan banned an uncooperative assassination target from part of the city this past week, police commissioner Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg said on AT5 program Het Verhoor on Thursday.
Five Heesch residents were banned from parts of the Noord-Brabant town after a few dozen people were seen hanging anti-asylum center flyers all over the village on Tuesday
The court in Utrecht sentenced Dirk M., the man who attempted to extort the De Mol family for more than a year, to 441 days in prison, of which 300 days are suspended. He will therefore not have to spend any more time in prison as the 141 days left in his sentence is equal to the time he spent in custody.
The Eerste Kamer, Senate, has passed a legislative proposal by Minister Ard van der Steur of Security in Justice that will give mayors more power to fight football hooligans. Mayors will be able to impose a longer area ban, reporting order or group ban on people who cause a serious disturbance of public order, even if it is their first offense.
Volkert van der G., the environmental activist who killed politician Pim Fortuyn, will be freed today after 12 years in prison, having served two-thirds of his sentence. Van der G. will have to adhere to some conditions of his release.