The Public Prosecutor must immediately drop a criminal case against two police officers suspected of involvement in large-scale cannabis production and trade in Almelo, the court in Almelo ruled on Tuesday. Like the two cops' lawyers, the court found that there is no evidence or any reason to prosecute the two officers, NU.nl reports.
On Wednesday the court in Leeuwarden acquitted 40-year-old Cafer G. on appeal. G. was perviously convicted for killing 45-year-old Michael de Vrieze from Burum in 2010. His body was never found. The Leeuwarden court ruled that there is not enough evidence to prove murder, ANP reports.
De Vrieze disappeared from his Groningen home in 2010. The police eventually concluded that he had been murdered there, according to the news wire. G. was also staying in the home at the time. And blood from the victim was later found in the home.
A 41-year-old former police officer was acquitted by the court in The Hague on Wednesday. He faced embezzlement charges as it was suspected that he collected three fines and kept the money for himself
Former Security and Justice official Joris Demmink will not be prosecuted for child sexual abuse, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday after more than two years of investigating allegations of child rape from Turkey
Jitse Akse will not be prosecuted. The criminal investigation against the former Dutch soldier could not find sufficient evidence to prove that he personally killed ISIS jihadists in Syria, as he claimed in the press earlier this year, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday.
The court in Amsterdam acquitted three men of involvement in the assassination of real estate magnate Willem Endstra. The court ruled that there is not enough evidence to prove without a doubt that the three men - Turkish-Amsterdam cousins Ali N. and Ozgur Z. and Turk Ziya G., were involved
A total of ten people were arrested in Utrecht on Sunday after a demonstration organized by anti-Islam movement Pegida Nederland got out of hand. All but one of these suspects have since been released.
Prosecutors demanded just three years in prison for Cor van der T., suspected of planning a foiled criminal underworld assassination. Justice officials do not believe they have the evidence to link Van der T. to underworld assassinations, instead calling for the multi-year sentence for weapons possession violations
The court has acquitted one of the men suspected of having sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case. According to the court, there is insufficient evidence against the 55 year old man. The last six suspects appeared in court on Thursday.
On Thursday, three of the four parents suspected of jihadism who were arrested in Huizen were released. Mayor Fons Hertog says he is unsure what they will do, or what will happen with their children, who were taken away by child services, De Telegraaf reports.
Dutch war criminal Siert Bruins will not have to go to prison for the murder of resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema in 1944. The Public Prosecution Authority in Germany has retracted the appeal to convict Bruins for murder, the court in Hagen, Germany reports.
Police and the Department of Justice in Drenthe have been busy for almost one-and-a-half years with unsolved murder cases due to there being insufficient links. These cases may now finally have been solved.
The Supreme Court has nullified the conviction of a man from Venray for the murder of his wife Kathleen Cremers.