On Sunday night the police arrested five people in Drachten and Boelenslaan following a reported kidnapping of a 26-year-old man from Almelo. The Almelo man was forced into a car on Baalder in Drachten and held there against his will, the police said in a statement on Monday.
On Tuesday the police arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Jdesse Boerenveen, who was found dead in Gooimeer at Almere-Haven on December 22nd. The suspect, 46-year-old Jeffrey K., is the owner of a garage in Wormerveer where Boerenveen was held hostage and assaulted, Het Parool reports.
The police believe that more arrests may follow.
The Zwolle police are investigating a possible kidnapping in the city on Wednesday evening and are looking for witnesses. Around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday a witness saw a young man being forced into a dark van. The victim asked for help just before this happened, the police said in a statement on Thursday evening.
Two men suspected of involvement in the kidnapping of 2-year-old Insiya Hemani from Amsterdam in September last year, are in court on Thursday. Their lawyers claim that 47-year-old Robert B. and 59-year-old Frederick S. were only trying to help a distraught father get his daughter back, according to reporter Victor Schildkamp tweeting live from the courtroom.
Shehzad Hemani, the father and believed kidnapper of Amsterdam 2-year-old Insiya, is als under investigation in his own country, the Telegraaf reports. He is under investigation for fraud, embezzlement and money laundering, according to the newspaper.
More than 10 complaints were made against him as the director of his company Conros Group and other companies. And on December 6th, he was officially charged with forgery, the newspaper writes.
A dead man found in the Almere Haven on Thursday was identified as 40 year old Jdesse Boerenveen, who had been missing since December 1st. It is believed that he was in debt to drug pushers and that they kidnapped him, Het Parool reports.
According to the newspaper, Boerenveen was held in a garage in Wormerveer after his disappearance. A video surfaced of a man and a woman beating him and demanding money from him. On the video the woman can be heard shouting: "Where is my money, dirty crook. You're going nowhere. You are trapped in a dungeon with a few Moroccans at home."
Businessman Dick Peschar, who went missing in Amsterdam on Saturday and suddenly reappeared on Wednesday, claims that he was kidnapped by Albanian criminals. But according to the Telegraaf, he was seen taking his ease at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam earlier this week.
Peschar is involved in a complicated fraud case. He was last seen in a cafe in Amsterdam on Saturday night. His Mercedes was found in a ditch. The police launched a search for him, and found no trace of the businessman, until he reappeared unharmed on Wednesday.
The police are investigating a possible hostage situation in Best, Noord-Brabant. Two suspects, men aged 24 and 25 years from Valkenswaard, were arrested on Tuesday, the Telegraaf reports.
The investigation was triggered by a wounded man showing up at a police station on Tuesday afternoon. He told the police that he was held against his will, according to newspaper AD. He was treated for his injuries, though the police would not say what the nature of those injuries were.
The police recovered the car of a man who was kidnapped in Nunspreet on Friday. The black Mercedes was found late on Monday in Putten following a tip, the police said in a statement. The case will be discussed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
Ronald Maurits, 53 from Doornspijk in Gelderland, was kidnapped in Nunspeet on Friday morning. Three masked men dragged him out of his car and into another car. One of the kidnappers drove off in Maurits' car.
The police are still looking for information about the abduction of a man in Nunspeet on Friday. The 53-year-old man is back at home. But his car - a black Mercedes Benz E500 4Matic - is still missing. No tips were received by Sunday night, a police spokesperson said to newspaper AD.
Terrorist organization Islamic State is planning more attacks in Europe and the Netherlands may be a target, according to a warning report Europol released on Friday. The European policing force thinks that ISIS will likely keep to attack tacticts currently used in Syria and Iraq - car bombs, kidnappings, extortion and suicide bombings, AD reports.
Two year old Insiya Hemani, who was kidnapped from Amsterdam late in September, is doing well, lawyer Gerard Spong hinted at on television program Pauw on Monday, Het Parool reports.
Spong represents Insiya's father Shehzad Hemani, who is believed to be behind the girl's violent kidnapping on September 29th. The lawyer was recently in India to talk to his client.
A 37-year-old man was arrested in Rotterdam on Sunday afternoon for assaulting his ex and abductin their 2-year-old child, AD reports.
The Rotterdam police responded to a call from a 32-year-old woman around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. She told the police that her ex assaulted her in her home on Oldegaarde and took their child.
At the scene police officers found the woman with "signficant injuries".
A manhunt was immediately launched as the man does not have custody of the child. The man and child was found in a home on Watergeusstraat in the early afternoon.
Ministers Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs and Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice are working on getting kidnapped toddler Insiya Hemani back home. They are working through the embassy in India to try and get the 2-year-old girl back to the Netherlands, NOS reports.
"The most important thing isthat we manage to bring her back", Koenders said to the broadcaster. "It is a terrible case in which excessive violence was used, also in the Netherlands. Van der Steur called it a terrible tragedy. In the interest of the case, the minsters can't say more.
The father of a girl kidnapped in Amsterdam managed to get her from the Netherlands to Germany, now has her in India, according to the Gelderlander. The newspaper traced Shehzad Hemani and the girl, Insiya, to Mumbai managed to get his kidnapped daughter Insiya to India, according to the Gelderlander, which interviewed his attorney, Gerard Spong.
The police arrested two new suspects on Tuesday in connection with the kidnapping of 2-year-old Insiya Hemani
Two year old Insiya Hemani is believed to be in Germany, the police said on Tuesday. It is unclear why the police believe this.
Nadia Rashid found GPS trackers under her car on six separate occasions in the months before her 2-year-old daughter Insiya was kidnapped from their home in Amsterdam. On television program Pauw on Wednesday Rashid spoke openly about her relationship with Shehzad Hemani, Insiya's father and the one believed to be behind her kidnapping
The police arrested five people in Beek, Limburg on Sunday afternoon. They kidnapped a baby in a violent home invasion in Heerlen earlier that day
Nadia Rashid, the mother of kidnapped 2-year-old Insiya Hemani, posted an emotional message on Facebook, begging everyone to keep looking for her daughter.
A second suspect was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the kidnapping of 2-year-old Insiya Hemani in Amsterdam on Thursday. The suspect turned himself in at a police station with his lawyer on Tuesday, AT5 reports. The first suspect was arrested on the day of Insiya's kidnapping. A neighbor managed to overpower him and hold him until the police arrived. The police are still looking for a third man believed to be involved in the kidnapping and Insiya's father Shezad Hemani.
Shehzad Hemani very carefully prepared for the kidnapping of his 2-year-old daughter Insiya in Amsterdam last week, according to AT5. He was spotted observing his ex's house for hours before the kidnapping.
The parents of Insiya Hemani, toddler kidnapped from Amsterdam on Thursday, were in the midst of a custody battle. They were set to discuss the conflict in a court hearing on Friday, but it seems that father Shehzad Hemani decided not to wait for the law