Parliamentarians in the Tweede Kamer (lower house of parliament) understand Minister Ivo Opstelten and State Secretary Fred Teeven's (Security and Justice) decision to resign. The two handed in their resignations because of discrepancies in details given to the Tweede Kamer regarding a 4.7 million guilder payout to drug criminal Cees H. that Teeven approved during his time as prosecutor in 2001.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Security and Justice confirmed that the Ukrainian disaster relief will start searching for any remaining personal belongings and remains of passengers of flight MH17 today.
In The Hague, a couple has been arrested after authorities discovered explosives in their home. According to the Ministry of Justice, these explosives were destined for plans to attack a European Commission building in Belgium, the AD writes on the basis of sources. The fear is now that they may have trained other potential terrorists to construct bombs.
State Secretary Fred Teeven and the Ministry of Justice have been determined too strict in their policy around the child pardon regulations. The court in The Hague decided yesterday that it is unjust to deny a child asylum if the child has not been visible to the Realm, but only to the municipality.
A 24-year old Dominican man living in Amsterdam, George H., is involved in an expanding investigation involving fraud and possible murder, Het Parool reports.
Almost 80 percent of the members of motorcycle gangs have rap sheets.
The Ministry of Justice has demanded a sentence of 12 months, four of which provisional, against 72-year old Robert de B. on Tuesday, who sold fake etchings of artist Anton Heyboer to a gallery-owner in Amsterdam.
Curaçao will have access to a Dutch unmanned aircraft in the coming months to address a wave of raids. The Ministry of Defense is sending the "Raven" at the request of the Justice department on the island.
A 24-year-old female was apprehended in Rotterdam, suspected of killing her baby. The woman went to an address in town and said she wanted to bury her baby. She had the corpse with her in a bag. It is unclear where she wanted to bury the body.