Investigating authorities have strong evidence that indicate that the Limburg branch of motorcycle gang Bandidos recruited members through "a criminal training school" housed in support club Chicanos
The men who kidnapped Gino Heeren and Rien de Koning from a car dealership last week, demanded 90 thousand euros in ransom from their family
Specialist police officers and forensic investigators who refuse to give a sample of their DNA for an internal database could be excluded from criminal investigations in the future, Minster Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice said on Wednesday in the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of parliament.
The body of the 21 year old Mariska Peters from Nijmegen was found in the Hatertse Vennen yesterday morning, the police confirmed last night. She had been missing for two weeks. The police could not yet say anything about the circumstances of her death.
The police have received an important tip about the murder of former minister Els Borst. Crime journalist Peter R. de Vries received information about someone with a duty of confidentiality, who can not talk to the police him-/herself. De Vries gave the tip to the police.
It is clear that both the Public Prosecutor and the police are doing everything they can to break the spiral of violence occurring in Amsterdam and surrounds. 150 detectives are now engaged in the mega investigation into the gang war.
Detectives arrested 7 suspects this week in connection with possession and trafficking of cocaine, firearms and grenades. A huge collection of weapons were also found in Loosdrecht during the investigation.
On Wednesday PvdA Member of Parliament Ahmed Marcouch pleaded for more Moroccan- and Turkish Dutch detectives.
Rescue services discovered a body in a burnt-out vehicle near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant early Sunday morning. The Police is saying that they are not ruling out a possible crime.
Police in Amsterdam have put out a public call for any information known about the escape route of the people who killed top criminal Gwenette Martha on Thursday, the 22nd of May in Amstelveen.