Police say they have received hundreds of tips and several names of possible suspects as they are investigating a spate of horse abuse cases that have been taking place all over the Netherlands.
Six postmen and one accomplice were arrested on Tuesday for large-scale fraud with tax money.
Police and the Department of Justice in Drenthe have been busy for almost one-and-a-half years with unsolved murder cases due to there being insufficient links. These cases may now finally have been solved.
Police are saying that psych clinic manager Rob Zweekhorst (44) from Berkel en Rodenrijs, who was shot at close range on the 1st of January, may have been a victim of mistaken identity.
Els Borst's case will be highlighted again this evening in Opsporing Verzocht. Police have 400 tips so far, but are still looking for a confused man, who showed up at Borst's door the week she was killed, and a woman in a red coat with a red headscarf, who passed the former minister's home around the time of the crime.
The police have been blowing up peoples' phones with texts asking for more information on the murder of GGZ manager Rob Zweekhorst from Berkel and Rodenrijs.
Police have found no signs of a burglary at the home of deceased Minister of State, Els Borst, announced a police spokesperson Tuesday on Opsporing Verzocht. Another spokesperson, Bernhard Jens, confirmed this morning on Radio M Utrecht police are almost certain Borst's home was not burglarized.
Police arrested a 23-year-old Enschede man in his home, Monday, on suspicion of manslaughter. The man burglarized a home in Zwolle last month, resulting in the death of the 72-year-old resident.
During Tuesday night's "Opsporing Verzocht" police highlighted several cases, among which a home robbery, distraction burglaries, the death of an elderly due to a burglary, and an assassination.
A call in the TV program "Opsporing Verzocht," requesting information about the wanted sex offender,Mouad Ben Salah, yielded the Amsterdam police about 20 tips until this afternoon.
"Opsporing Verzocht" featured a case about a man who robbed an 11-year-old girl from her iPhone5 in the hall of the train station in Zaandam on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Before he made his hit he was seen on surveillance camera's checking out passers-by.
The son of the couple Vis, who was long suspected of murdering his parents, received a compensation of 30,000 euros, which is substantially lower than his claim of almost 100,000 euros
A liquidation attempt, a shooting incident and a murdered man in a burned down house will be covered in "Opsporing Verzocht" Monday. All three cases take place in Amsterdam
Police received twenty tips after the broadcast of "Opsporing Verzocht" on the Heul Girl, who was murdered in 1976. A spokesperson calls it an excellent result
The police assumes the Heul Girl was possibly kidnapped and held captive for some time. They came to this conclusion because the girls went hungry for a long time before she died
Last week, the police received more than 400 tips about the disappearance of the British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal in 2007, announced the television program Opsporing Verzocht.
The broadcasting of Opsporing Verzocht, which also paid attention to the two missing brothers Julian and Ruben from Zeist, has yielded the police more than 100 tips. During the police program they asked the public for even more information. This was reported by the NOS.