forced confession

Jul 22 '16 14:30

Police officer and former PVV parliamentarian Hero Brinkman was reprimanded, demoted and given a probation period of three years for forcing a confession in an assault case dating from 2013, NRC reports. The police consider this a serious dereliction of duty.

Jul 15 '15 08:39

The case surrounding the murder of Heidy Goedhart from Kaatsheuvel seemed to be neatly wrapped up when her partner, Wim S., confessed to killing her last year. But experts are now calling the confession unreliable and worthless, because of the way that the police manipulated the suspect into giving it, Brabants Dagblad reports based on the police file on the case.

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