Update: The Public Prosecutor demanded life in prison against four suspects in the appeal of the massive Amsterdam gangland murders trial known as the Passage-process in court on Tuesday. The trial started in 2007 and is still going. It revolves around seven assassinations - mostly in the Amsterdam underworld - and 10 suspects. The 11th suspect Ali Akgun was assassinated in 2014, NOS reports.
The reconstruction of a double assassination in Amsterdam scheduled for early Wednesday morning will close the same set of Amsterdam city streets where the terrifying incident took place in 2012. Yousseff Lkhorf, 28, and Said el Yazidi, 21, were killed in the shooting, with bullets sprayed all over the city's Staatsliedenbuurt neighborhood.
Those two murders are said to have started a gang war in Amsterdam still being fought four years later.
The police arrested a second suspect in connection with the assassination of criminal Chahid Yakhlaf in Kerkdriel last year. The 26-year-old man from Rotterdam was arrested in the Penitentiary in Alphen aan den Rijn on Friday, NU.nl reports.
The 22-year-old man arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of Chahid Yakhlaf is former kickboxer Hicham M. from Amsterdam, Het Parool reports.
A 22-year-old Amsterdam man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of criminal Chahid Yakhlaf in Kerdriel on December 31st, 2015, NU.nl reports.
Yakhlaf, 27, was gunned down while sitting in his car with two others on the camp ground where he was staying. The other two people in the car, one of which is Yakhlaf's brother, were only slightly injured.
The police is "seriously considering" that 31-year-old Djordy Latumahina was not the intended target of the assassination in which he was killed in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on October 8th, police chief Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg said
The 30-year-old girlfriend of Djordy Latumahina regained consciousness and is no longer in life-threatening danger, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter. She was critically injured in a shooting in Amsterdam on Saturday. Latumahina was killed.
Primary school Horizon in Amsterdam's Osdorp arranged a parents' meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss a shooting near the school on Tuesday
A man wounded in a shooting in Osdorp on Tuesday morning was identified as Amsterdam criminal R.S., according to Het Parool. A number of primary school children witnessed the shooting at around 8:40 a.m.
Violent incidents involving automatic weapons are increasing in the Netherlands. As is the number of automatic weapons seized by the police - 225 last year, compared to 170 in 2013 and 215 in 2014
Two men suspected of assassinating Amsterdam criminal Vincent Jalink in Diemen on May 27th, were hanging around his home on Klipperweg at least two hours before his murder. Camera footage show them walking on Klipperweg and riding a scooter in the vicinity, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
Dozens of Dutch criminals involved in drug trafficking, street assassinations and white-collar crime are using Dubai as a hiding place due to the fact that there is no extradition treaty between the Arab desert state and the Netherlands, the Telegraaf reports.
On Friday Anderson Munoz Marquinez was stabbed to death on Wisseloord in Gein, the 15th murder in Amsterdam this year. With that the murder count in the Dutch capital stands equal to the people murdered in the city in all of 2015
A 22-year-old man was injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Oost during the early hours of Friday morning. He was rushed to the hospital with multiple bullet wounds. The police are calling on witnesses to come forward.
A 25-year-old man from Amsterdam-Oost survived a shooting on Tweede Wittenburgerdwarsstraat during the early hours of Saturday morning. He was arrested after treatment due to an outstanding prison sentence
The police released more details about the assassination of Vincent Jalink on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday in the hopes that information from the public will lead to a resolution of this case. The 38-year-old Jalink was gunned down in front of his young son in Diemen on Friday, May 27th.
Vincent Jalink was killed in what the police are calling an assassination in Diemen on Friday night. His young son witnessed the assassination. The 38-year-old man had a criminal record and was well known to the Dutch authorities, according to the police statement on the shooting.
Authorities in Morocco arrested a suspect in connection with the decapitation of Nabil Amzieb, whose severed head was left in front of the Fayrouz shisha lounge in Amsterdam on March 8th.
Benaouf A., the believed target of the Staatsliedenbuurt assassinations in 2012, is testifying in the court in Amsterdam on Wednesday. There are concerns that the tensions and violence between the two rival gangs involved in the Amsterdam gang war are set to increase after threats A. made were revealed in court, the Telegraaf reports.
The Public Prosecutor in the Netherlands submitted a request to Ireland for the extradition of Naoufal F., his lawyer confirmed
The police released more information on the case surrounding the murder of 60-year-old Beyhan Demirci in Amsterdam last year on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Investigators hope that tips from the public will help bring this believed-to-be mistaken identity murder case to a resolution.
The police released new camera footage in the case surrounding the assassination of Carlos Miquelito Bonevacia in the Kruitberg apartment building in Bijlmermeer, Amsterdam last month. The gunman was filmed from very close by and the somewhat fuzzy footage shows his face quite clearly.
A court in Amsterdam sentenced four suspects to prison terms ranging from 8 to 12 years on Wednesday. They were found guilty of preparing to assassinate Amsterdam man Samir Z. on February 1st last year. The assassination attempt failed
The victim of the fatal shooting in the Kikkenstein apartment building in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Monday morning was identified as 29 year old Abderrahim Belhadj, nickname Appie, the police announced.