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Apr 18 '16 07:37

A 37-year-old man of Moroccan descent was gunned down in front of his daughter in IJsselstein, in the province of Utrecht on Sunday morning. A bystander rushed him to a hospital, where he died of his injuries. The police arrested one suspect.

The police received the first reports of the shooting on Lanceerplaats at around 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to newspaper AD, he was attacked just after getting into his car, on his way to taking his daughter to an Arabic lesson. She was already in the car.

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Mar 22 '16 14:41

The Belgian prosecutor demanded 19 years in prison against Benaouf A. for his role in the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Najeb Bouhbouh. This is the appeal in this case. In 2014 A. was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Mar 21 '16 08:21

Some 200 people took part in a silent vigil for 23-year-old Dutch-Moroccan Nabil Amzieb in Amsterdam on Sunday. Among them were a remarkable number of women - mothers calling for an end to the gang war that cost so many lives over the past years

Mar 9 '16 14:45

The whole Amsterdam is "shocked" by the discovery of a severed head on Amstelveenseweg on Wednesday morning, Mayor Eberhard van der Laan said in a short statement before the start of the general council meeting on Wednesday. Given the gruesome discovery, the mayor decided to immediately close shisha lounge Fayrouz, in front of which the head was found

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Mar 9 '16 11:29

The decapitated body and severed head found in diferent parts of Amsterdam this week, belong to 23-year-old Amsterdam resident Nabil Amzieb. He had previous run-ins with the law and was known to the police

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Mar 2 '16 07:36

Elco Gjaltema, who was gunned down on the Oostelijke Handelskade in Amsterdam two weeks ago, was killed because of a drug transport that went wrong, a "well informed source" said to Crimesite.nl. A drug gang held him responsible for a transport that never showed up in England

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Feb 22 '16 07:22

The murder of Elco Gjaltema in Amsterdam last week was a case of mistaken identity, according to his girlfriend Eline. "He was a guy with a heart of gold." she said in an interview with AT5. "There is no reason why someone would do this. It's a mistake I think."

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Feb 19 '16 15:05

BMX club The Wheely's held a meeting in Baarn on Thursday to commemorate their member and friend Elco Gjaltema, who was shot and killed in Amsterdam on Wednesday. The club describes his death as "a blow to the BMX world".

Feb 18 '16 12:15

The man who was shot and killed across the street of the Panama night club in Amsterdam on Wednesday night, was identified as 37-year-old Elco Gjaltema. The Amsterdam man is not connected to any serious crime

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Feb 18 '16 07:20

A shooting on Oostelijke Handelskade in Amsterdam on Wednesday night left one man dead. The police are looking for witnesses.

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Feb 16 '16 12:37

Four Dutch people were arrested in Spain after the police discovered three cannabis plantations in their rented accommodations. According to the Spanish police, the investigation into these Dutch suspects started in July last year, when Dutch authorities asked Spain for help to track down "two members of a gang" suspected of involvement with several murders in the Netherlands.

Feb 5 '16 11:19

The investigation into Miloud B., suspected of drug smuggling and in the murder of Lithuanian Gintas Macionis, may have been compromised by a leak from within the police. The suspect knew which addresses would be raided weeks before he and several other suspects were arrested, with the result that they had opportunity to get rid of incriminating evidence

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Jan 18 '16 14:54

The court in Amsterdam acquitted three men of involvement in the assassination of real estate magnate Willem Endstra. The court ruled that there is not enough evidence to prove without a doubt that the three men - Turkish-Amsterdam cousins Ali N. and Ozgur Z. and Turk Ziya G., were involved

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Jan 6 '16 07:57

The police believe that two gunmen were involved in the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Chahid Yakhlaf in Kerkdriel on New Year's Eve. Two other people were injured.

Dec 24 '15 10:55

The suspect arrested early this month in connection with the 2013 assassination of Amsterdam criminal Souhail Laachir at the Waterfront dance event in the Scheepvaartmuseum, was identified as 33 year old Antillean Surailie I.

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Dec 18 '15 12:40

The Amsterdam police arrested a 32-year-old man on December 1st in connection with the assassination of a 26-year-old Amsterdammer during the Waterfront dance party in the Scheepvaartmuseum in 2013, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday.

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Dec 17 '15 12:20

The victim of the shooting incident on Hendrik Marsmanstraat in Almere on Tuesday morning passed away. The only information the police released so far is that the victim is a 56-year-old man from Almere who did not have a criminal record. The motive for the shooting remains unclear.

Lucas Boom murder in Zaandam
Dec 11 '15 12:10

The police arrested another two suspects this week on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom. The suspects are two men from Amsterdam, aged 26 and 33, and will be arraigned on Friday

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Nov 13 '15 12:23

Acquaintances of murdered Turkish nationalist Haydar Zengin believe that he may have been killed by mistake. Zengin was shot and killed in an office building on Derkinderstraat in Amsterdam last month. He bore a striking physical resemblance to the man who was wounded in a shooting in the same building earlier this week

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Nov 5 '15 14:08

A man was injured in a shooting incident on Fergat street in Diemen-Noord on Thursday afternoon. The balaclava wearing gunman was waiting for the victim and fired on him with a Kalashnikov when he arrived in his car.

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Nov 2 '15 13:45

The trial on real estate magnate Willem Endstra's murder started in the court in Amsterdam on Monday, more than 11 years after he was assassinated. Three men are standing trial - 31 year old Ali N., 35 year old Ozgur C. and 41 year old Ziya G. The Public Prosecutor believes they were involved in committing the murder. Notorious criminal Willem Holleeder is suspected of ordering the assassination, but his involvement will be handled in a separate trial.

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Oct 2 '15 15:12

A thirty-year-old man was arrested for his involvement in two street killings and two attempted assassinations. The man is accused of involvement in the murder of Rinus Moerer (68) in Steenbergen, Noord-Brabant in April 2014, and 44-year-old GGZ mental-health director Rob Zweekhorst, who was shot dead in what investigators maintained was a case of mistaken identity.

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Sep 29 '15 19:27

A major international joint investigation between Italy and the Netherlands led to 48 arrests involving members of the notorious ‘Ndrangheta, a powerful crime syndicate with its roots in Calabria, Italy. Authorities in the Netherlands focused in on the Aalsmeer flower auction, where flower traders and deliverers were brought in for questioning on a multi-million euro scheme to defraud flower suppliers, possibly smuggle drugs, steal millions in chocolate, and plan the assassination of victims who came forward, according to newspaper Parool.

Nieuwegein armed invasion suspects
Sep 24 '15 15:15

The photos of five persons of interest possibly connected to a large weapons seizure over the summer may also be targets of an assassination plot, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday based on information from an anonymous source. Investigators discovered 60 handguns of various type, 36 automatic weapons, a sizable amount of ammunition and nine hand grenades at a warehouse in Nieuwegein this past July, police retold on their weekly television broadcast regarding ongoing criminal investigations.

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