Germain Katanga, former Congolese militia leader has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for being complicit in committing war crimes by the International Crime Court in The Hague. He has been found guilty of murdering citizens and plundering.
One of the suspects in the case of the murder of Curaçao politician Helmin Wiels received 60,000 Antillian guilders (around €23,000) the day after the murder. He got this money from L.F., nicknamed 'Pretu', who committed suicide in a Curaçao police cell last year, where he was incarcerated in connection with the murder of Wiels on the 5th of May, 2013, the ANP reports.
A 27-year old patient from the Vrederust psychiatric clinic in Halsteren has received a prison sentence of 4 years, as well as involuntary psychiatric treatment. The court in Breda convicted Mark L. on Monday for killing another patient in the clinic in October last year.
The three Dutch nationals who were released by their Nigerian kidnappers on saturday landed safely at Schiphol this morning. Only one of the returnees was seen at the exit, the other two left the airport via another exit, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
German police have found the car belonging to a 66-year old woman who was murdered in Tricht last week. Her 29-year old son was sitting in the car.
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has done an autopsy on the body of the elderly woman who was discovered dead in her home on the Lingedijk in Tricht. This autopsy reveals that the 66-year old woman was killed. Police are now asking for any tips that could lead to this case being solved.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will give €10,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of the man who killed Amsterdam bar owner Kenneth Renaldo Richards in January.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
A new victim of Jos de G. has come forward, who claims she was pulled from her bike, dragged to a forest and raped by the 47-year old man in from Helmond 1987. This has been announced by public prosecutor Erna Vrijhoeven at the court in Den Bosch on Thursday.
The man who committed a double-homicide in Hoendiep last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) earlier demanded 30 years.
Police in Berkel have disbanded the investigative team that was looking into the murder of psychiatric clinic manager Rob Zweekhorst, who was shot dead on New Year's Day. Investigators were unable to crack the case, leaving the victim's family members in shock, the AD reports.
The man who was sentenced to life in 1983 for six murders in Delft is demanding leave without supervision. This is not the first time he has demanded unsupervised leave, and he is filing a lawsuit against the state according to his lawyer, Trouw reports.
The Dutch State has to pay Andy Melaan $1.3 million (around €930,000) because he was wrongly imprisoned for eight years on Bonaire. It is the highest payout of damages for a miscarriage of justice to date, the Volkskrant reports.
A 31-year old man from Hoorn has had a 20-year prison sentence demanded against him by the public prosecutor in Utrecht after the prisoner was involved in two stabbings.
The ex-ABN Amro manager Jan Peter Schittmann (57), whose body was found together with his 57-year old wife's and his 22-year old daughter's, is now determined as the killer of his family. Schittmann suffered from depression.
During a conflict at the fruit-processing company Driscoll's on the Hazeldonk business park in Breda, a 36-year old Portuguese chauffeur stabbed his 40-year Spanish old colleague.
Notorious murder suspect Lau G. will become the head of a new fraction of the motorcycle club No Surrender in Venlo on Tuesday, according to De Telegraaf.
Deurne's mayor Hiko Mak has reversed the ban on gatherings and demonstrations on Wednesday. The municipality states that the peace is starting to come back, and that the need for the measure is no longer present, Het Parool reports.
A shooting at the Snack Point snack bar in Eindhoven has resulted in the death of its Turkish owner, Adem Cokicli. Another person was lightly injured, according to a co-worker of the business.
Police in Zeeland apprehended two men on Monday, in suspicion of involvement in the death of photographer Henry Meye, who was killed in 2011.
Police in Dordrecht have apprehended a 27-year old man from Rotterdam, who is a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened on Friday in Hoogvliet. A 34-year old man, Ulrig, was killed.
Mayor Mak of Deurne has banned demonstrations for the time being. In an emergency regulation he writes that gatherings of more than four people is no longer allowed.
A 42-year-old Dutchman, Jacky Lumi was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 31-year-old fellow Dutch national Kamal El Habsati, with whom he shared an apartment in Dublin. Lumi killed El Habsati on December 1 2012 by stabbing him 21 times after an argument over a €4 internet bill.