The police raided several locations in Hoorn, Zwaag and Oosterblokker on Thursday morning in connection with a "financial investigation". Well-known criminal Nico V. was arrested in one of these raids, the Telegraaf reports based on confidential sources.
The fire in a farmhouse in Zwaag, Noord-Holland on Tuesday night seems to have been an assassination attempt on top criminal Nico V., an alleged assassin on Heineken-kidnapper Cor van Hout.
A fire broke out in a thatched farmhouse in Zwaag last night. The farmhouse belongs to top criminal Nico V. Neighbors had to be evacuated as a precaution because of the smoke. They were collected in a local cafe and eventually had to spend the night elsewhere.