kidnapping

Arrest
Jun 14 '18 13:50

The police arrested a 24-year-old man from Weert forin the Limburg city last week. The girl was playing in a playground when the man spoke to her, grabbed her and bundled into the boot of his car. The girl was released a short time later.

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Jun 7 '18 07:31

A 6-year-old girl was abducted for a short time in Weert, Limburg on Wednesday evening. She was playing in a playground on Maastrichtstraat when an unknown man bundled her into the trunk of his car. She was found unharmed, but terribly shaken, a short time later, the police said in a statement.

Jun 6 '18 08:31

The police are investigating a report of a woman trying to abduct a 7-year-old boy from a supermarket on Amperestraat in Nijkerk on Saturday. "We are investigating exactly what happened and are looking for witnesses", the police write on Facebook.

The boy's parents also wrote about the incident on Facebook, warning other parents in the area to be careful, AD reports. The incident happened at a Lidl supermarket on Amperestraat between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
May 22 '18 08:11

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will discuss the fate of at 'high level' during his visit to India. The Dutch Prime Minister is leaving for a working visit to India on Tuesday, the Telegraaf reports.

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May 16 '18 11:00

The number of children being abducted from the Netherlands to other countries increased for the third year in a row in 2017. The number of threatened abductions also increased, according to figures from the center for international child abductions IKO, NOS reports.

Last year IKO counted 288 child abductions, and nearly 500 cases in which there were threats to kidnap a child. In 2016 there were 251 abductions and 443 threats, and in 2015 it was 237 and 375. 

Insiya Hemani
Apr 6 '18 09:54

The last two suspects in the abduction of Amsterdam girl  who were still in custody, can await their trial in freedom, the court in Amsterdam ruled. Both suspects, Robert B. and Daniel C., are American and can await their trial in the United States, RTL Nieuws reports.

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
Mar 26 '18 12:20

Kidnapped Amsterdam girl will not return to the Netherlands this week. Her father Shehzad Hemani appealed against a previous ruling that the 4-year-old girl must be returned to her mother in the Netherlands, and the ruling in this appeal case has been delayed. The Indian authorities are awaiting the ruling before deciding what to do with Insiya, AD reports.

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
Mar 6 '18 12:30

, kidnapped from her grandmother's Amsterdam home by her father in September 2016, turns four years old today. To celebrate her mother Nadia Rashid made a birthday video with magazine Vrouw and posted an emotional message on Facebook. 

Insiya Hemani
Feb 28 '18 11:40

Interpol withdrew an international arrest warrant against Shehzad Hemani, who had his daughter kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016. The Public Prosecutor does not accept this and will keep trying to have Hemani arrested, NOS reports.

Parents accused in Amber Alert for Hannah Simons
Feb 26 '18 21:57

A six-month-old baby girl kidnapped in front of a grocery store on Monday morning was rescued by police just over the border on Monday evening. Authorities arrested the girl's biological parents, who were with baby Hannah when they were found together at a holiday park in Germany around 8 p.m., police revealed.

All three were still in Germany while their case was processed, police said. The Netherlands will request extradition.

Parents accused in Amber Alert for Hannah Simons
Feb 26 '18 14:50

The police issued an Amber Alert for 6 month old Hannah Simons, who was in Eersel on Monday. The police believe her biological parents - Rowan S. and Kim de L. - are behind the abduction.

Youth services previously removed baby Hannah from her parents' custody, the police revealed.

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Feb 26 '18 12:02

A baby was abducted outside a Lidl supermarket on Nieuwstraat in the Noord-Brabant town of Eersel on Monday morning. The child was forcibly taken, a police spokesperson confirmed to Omroep Brabant.

Bystanders told the broadcaster that a woman carrying a child in a Maxi Cosi walked out of the supermarket towards the parking lot when a man came up, grabbed the Maxi Cosi and child from her arms and left in a car.

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
Feb 16 '18 16:20

Dutch courts do not have the necessary authority to bring kidnapped girl back from India, where she currently is with her father, the court in The Hague ruled on Friday, NOS reports.

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
Jan 30 '18 16:00

Shehzad Hemani, the man accused of from her grandmother's home in Amsterdam in 2016 and took her to India, will absolutely not cooperate with a court order to return the now 3-year-old girl to her mother in the Netherlands, he said in a telephonic interview with newspaper AD. According to him, the order from an Indian court does not exist and is "fake news".

Insiya Hemani
Jan 30 '18 07:28

must be returned to the Netherlands, a court in India ruled on Monday. The now 3.5 year old girl was violently on in September 2016.

German police car
Jan 17 '18 16:10

A 10 month old baby that was kidnapped in Germany two weeks ago, was found safe and healthy in her aunt's home in Herwijnen in the Netherlands on Monday. The 39-year-old father of the child, named Yasmina, picked her up from her mother in Germany late in December, and never brought her back. The 18-year-old mother reported her missing on December 31st, AD reports.

Anne Faber
Jan 10 '18 15:10

In a court hearing on Wednesday it was revealed that Michael P., the suspect in Anne Faber's murder case, admitted to kidnapping, raping and murdering the young woman. Faber was reported missing from Utrecht on September 29, the same day P. said he killed her.

The news was disclosed by the Public Prosecutor during a pre-trial hearing in the case against P. The 27-year-old is from from Zeewolde, where Faber's body was found.

Dutch police Arrest team
Jan 9 '18 10:20

A reported kidnapping at the Hotel van der Valk in Eindhoven ended when a responding specialized police team arrested the suspects involved. There were no injuries, and police did not evacuate the hotel, authorities said.

Insiya Hemani
Dec 25 '17 11:00

Nadia Rashid, the mother of now 3-year-old who was kidnapped from Amsterdam in September last year, is still fighting to get her daughter back from India, where she is believed to be with her father. 

In an effort to keep her and her daughter's plight under public attention, Nadia shared a few of her "most precious memories" of Insiya on Facebook.

Insiya Hemani
Dec 15 '17 12:50

Lawyer Nancy Dekens accused the investigating judge of passivity in the case surrounding kidnapped Amsterdam toddler . According to the lawyer, up until now the judge has put in very little effort to question three of the suspects in the kidnapping who are abroad.

Dutch Police Cap
Nov 10 '17 15:56

Police arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnapping of a young woman from a train station in Eindhoven. A 31-year-old Alkmaar man was taken into custody on October 26, which police made public on Friday. A 45-year-old was also in custody according to police.

The victim was abducted and pulled into a car by two men in the early morning hours of May 27. She was then kept captive for hours in a house in Son en Breugel, where police say she was raped. When she was released hours later, she immediately called authorities, according to a police report.

Rabobank
Aug 2 '17 11:10

A Rabobank employee was arrested in connection with a failed robbery in Zundert last week. The police believe the bank employee tipped robbers when clients left the bank with large amounts of money, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

Taxi
Jul 12 '17 07:48

Three Almelo children spent two and a half hours terrified in a taxi on Monday. The taxi driver picked them up to take them to school in Enschede, but instead drove them to Germany. 12-year-old Kiki Kuitert managed to let her mom know what was happening and begged the driver to drive more carefully and pull over after he hit at least two guardrails, mother Hilleke Kuitert writes on Facebook.

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Jul 3 '17 12:53

A Dutchman was recently freed by the Spanish police after spending 11 days as a hostage. He was kidnapped at his home in Lloret de Mar in mid-June and his abductors demanded 1.5 million euros in ransom. The man was freed just before the ransom was  paid, AD reports.

The perpetrators were wearing police uniforms when they grabbed the Dutch man as he tried to enter his home. He was beaten, drugged and blindfolded before being forced into the trunk of a car. 

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