Butchery Van Hattem from Dodewaard and its director will be prosecuted for their role in a horse meat scandal of five years ago. They are suspected of forgery because they sold meat as "horse-free" while it wasn't, and as halal while it wasn't. The butchery is accused of incorporating horse meat into its products and selling it as beef, making 250 thousand euros in illegal profit, Omroep Gelderland reports.
The Public Prosecutor is investigating the involvement of seven Dutch companies in the construction of a bridge from Russia to Crimea. Due to EU sanctions against Russia, Dutch companies were not allowed to help build that bridge, NU.nl reports.
If the government doesn't intervene, the costs for old nuclear power plants in the Netherlands can run up to 400 million euros in the coming years, according to a report by a committee made up of officials from various ministries who looked into the nuclear industry. The officials gave this warning during the formation process of the Rutte III government, NOS reports.
A bull escaped from a slaughterhouse in Dodewaard on Monday and injured a man during his flight, according to the Gelderlander.
The animal scooped the man up with his head and threw him into the air. The bull luckily had no horns. The victim was taken to a hospital for a checkup.
A gamekeeper shot and killed the escaped bull near Matensestraat. The gamekeeper was called in by the police.
It is unclear how the bull managed to escape.
A motorist got quite a fright on the A15 near Dodewaard on Tuesday morning when a goose flew straight through his van's windshield. Both goose and driver escaped the bizarre accident with only minor injuries.
Police are on the lookout for a burglar accused of breaking into a food bank and stealing gifts meant for children from low-income families. The incident happened overnight in Dodewaard, Gelderland at a facility run by the Kinderen van de Voedselbank, a charity that supports children with clothes, shoes, day trips to the zoo and presents on birthdays.