Five men were arrested on Bonaire on Tuesday on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Dutch cop Ferry Bakx. The police also searched the home in which the men were arrested
A 37-year-old man of Moroccan descent was gunned down in front of his daughter in IJsselstein, in the province of Utrecht on Sunday morning. A bystander rushed him to a hospital, where he died of his injuries. The police arrested one suspect.
The police received the first reports of the shooting on Lanceerplaats at around 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. According to newspaper AD, he was attacked just after getting into his car, on his way to taking his daughter to an Arabic lesson. She was already in the car.
A 31 year old fugitive was injured in the foot when he was open fired upon in what seems to be an attempted assassination in Kaatsheuvel on Saturday night. He is being treated in a prison hospital. The police are looking for the perpetrators.
The murder of Elco Gjaltema in Amsterdam last week was a case of mistaken identity, according to his girlfriend Eline. "He was a guy with a heart of gold." she said in an interview with AT5. "There is no reason why someone would do this. It's a mistake I think."