A man died in a shooting incident on Leerdamhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, the police report.
The Amsterdam defense attorney Nico Meijrering has to appear in the Amsterdam District Court today as a witness in four execution cases. The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam summoned him. Meijring, who lost several clients to executions recently, has already announced that he has nothing to say.
There were no less than three shooting incidents in Amsterdam over the weekend. A 26 year old man was wounded on Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam-Oost on Sunday morning in a suspected gang shooting. In another shooting incident the police fired shots at a suspect.
A man was shot dead on the street in Amsterdam's Osdorp neighborhood early Wednesday morning, a spokesperson for the Amsterdam police confirmed. No trace of a perpetrator has been found yet. It is not yet known whether this was another execution.
There were 137 murders in the Netherlands in 2014. This is the lowest number since 1992, Elsevier reports.
According to the Amsterdam police, it is easier for criminals to come by automatic weapons since the borders within the European Union were opened and the "structures of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Balkans" fell away.
Dutch police want more manpower and better defenses in the fight against terrorism. “National and international events have required many police in recent times,” the union for police officers, ACP, wrote in a letter to Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and police chief Gerard Bouman
A man was shot and killed in Amsterdam Noord on Wednesday. Police officers found the man seriously wounded in his car on Tussendek at around 15:40. Emergency workers tried to resuscitate the man on the scene and at the hospital, but to no avail. The victim is a 44 year old from Amsterdam.
The fire in a farmhouse in Zwaag, Noord-Holland on Tuesday night seems to have been an assassination attempt on top criminal Nico V., an alleged assassin on Heineken-kidnapper Cor van Hout.
The Moroccan judge yesterday sentenced Hamza B. to 20 years in prison. B. was involved in a double homicide and triple attempted murder in Staatsliedenbuurt in Amsterdam on December 29th, 2012. The prosecutor demanded the death penalty earlier that day, which in practice means life in prison.
The 44 year old man for Zeist who was murdered on Duurstedelaan in Utrecht on Friday, was not in his own car. The car is registered to a woman who was born in 1978. She knew the man, but according to a family member, does not know what led to the shooting.
A 44 year old man from Zeist was shot and killed in a car on Duurstedelaan in Utrecht on Friday night. The police suspect a murder.
The sisters of Luana Luz Xavier, who was shot in Amstelveen last week Monday, are being housed in a secret, safe place by the police. The reason for this development is unknown.
The police has released video footage of the shooting incident in cafe De Zon on Pretoriusstraat in Amsterdam East on October 10th. At about 23:20 two armed men randomly fired into the cafe from the doorway. Two customers were injured - a 32 year old man became paralyzed on one side and a 48 year old man was injured in his leg.
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.
On Friday De Telegraaf revealed striking details about a number of suspects who were arrested after a large amount of weapons was found in Loosdrecht earlier this week.
The two sisters of Luana Luz Xavier, who was murdered on Monday in Amstelveen, are shocked that she is being portrayed as a criminal.
On Wednesday PvdA Member of Parliament Ahmed Marcouch pleaded for more Moroccan- and Turkish Dutch detectives.
The man who was shot and died in front of the Riverside cafe on Rijnstraat in Amsterdam at about 23:00 last night, is known criminal in the Amsterdam underworld Murat Garki (25).
The police are looking for witnesses or anyone who may have footage of Luana Luz Xavier's murder. Luz Xavier was shot and killed in front of her kids on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen at 19:30 on Monday night.
Even after 15 deaths in the past two years, the Amsterdam police think that the series of executions in the Amsterdam gang war is far from over.
Another shooting in Amsterdam has ended in death. The victim was found wounded at cafe Riverside in Rijnstraat. He died moments later of his injuries.
The woman who was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday, has been identified as Luana Luz Xavier (34), the girlfriend of the Amsterdam criminal Najib "Ziggy" H. In the criminal world she is accused of luring a target to a (failed) assassination attempt for her boyfriend H.
The girlfriend of a criminal who plays a major role in the Amsterdam underworld was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday morning. H. is a suspected ringleader of the organization around the late Gwenette Martha. He has been in hiding for a while for fear of an attempt on his life. The police can not confirm the identity of the victim, but did confirm that the execution is probably linked to the ongoing feud in the underworld. The victim was shot several times at around 08:30 a.m. on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen. Attempts to resuscitate her failed.