A youth leader from scouting club Frans Naerebout in Goes was acquitted of intentionally inflicting injury on three children by branding them during a summer camp in Belgium. Mark B. burned the abbreviation of the scouting club, F. R., onto the kids' backs with a branding iron, NOS reports.
A 23-year-old man turned himself in at a police station on Tuesday in connection with a fatal shooting in Hellevoetsuis on Boxing Day. This is the third suspect to be arrested in this case. One more suspect is being sought, the police said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
The shooting happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. on December 26th on Branding. Two people were shot. A 29-year-old victim died that same night. The second victim, a 22-year-old, died a few hours later in hospital.
Two men aged 25 and 29 years were passed away after a shooting in Hellevoetsluis on Monday night, the Rotterdam police said on Twitter. The shooting happened on Branding around 6:00 p.m.
Emergency services, including paramedics and air ambulances, responded to the scene, according to ANP. Paramedics resuscitated the two victims and rushed them to a hospital. The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at te hospital. The 25-year-old died during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the police said on Twitter.
Dutch-Turkish sex trafficker Saban B. will serve seven years and nine months in a Turkish prison. A court in Istanbul ruled against B. in the appeal of this case and found him guilty of human trafficking and participation in a criminal organization, NU.nl reports.
The Dutch Ministries of Public Health and Economic Affairs are looking into using blank cigarette packages without manufacturers' logos, a spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl. The ministries hope that this will make buying cigarettes less attractive and thereby discourage smoking.
Football team AZ Alkmaar will introduce a new, all-red outfit for footballers playing in home matches, the team said on Wednesday. The outfit is a throwback to their 1981 championship season, and American firm Under Armour will produce the kit as part of a new deal with the team.
Public broadcasters in the Netherlands have refused requests to change their on-screen logos to make them more transparent. The decision was made despite an appeal from Frans Klein, head of Dutch public broadcasting organization NPO, who cautioned that opaque logos could permanently damage television screens.