The Public Prosecutor demanded prison sentences of up to 3 years against two men suspected of robbing a Connexxion bus in Almere at knife point in June. In the Lelystad court on Wednesday one suspect chose to remain silent and the other one denied involvement in the robbery
The first suspect in a massive drug crime investigation in Southern Netherlands, so called operation Trefpunt, appeared in the court in Den Bosch on Monday. The Public Prosecutor demanded 21 months in prison, seven of which conditionally suspended, against suspect Frans R
The Public Prosecutor demanded 9 years in prison, minus time spent in remand, against Pearl S. in court on Monday. S. is suspected of killing Rudi Schouten in Breda last year. According to the prosecutor, there is no evidence of premeditation in the killing, so S. is facing charges of manslaughter, according to BN De Stem tweeting live from within the courtroom.
On Friday the Public Prosecutor demanded an 8 year prison sentence against Alex O., the man suspected of trying to extort money from supermarket chain Jumbo by placing explosives and making bomb threats
Udo D. was sentenced to six years in prison and compulsory psychiatric treatment on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Leeuwarden man stood trial for beating a random woman to death with a bottle and stabbing a prostitute.
Four men received prison sentences on Monday for their involvement in riots against the arrival of an asylum center in Geldermalsen in December last year
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 10 month prison sentence against 36-year-old Diana M. of Oud Gastel on Wednesday. She is suspected of secretly stealing money from her grandfather for years, totaling in about 200 thousand euros, Omroep Brabant reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a two year prison sentence against former VVD politician Jos van Rey in court on Tuesday. The Limburg politician vehemently denies the charges of bribery, election fraud and money laundering against him and claims to be "totally perplexed" by the Prosecutor's demand.
The Public Prosecutor and police in Noord-Brabant are increasingly tackling criminals outside of court by seizing their assets. In the past this so-called ASAP-approach was mainly used for small crimes like shoplifting, but it is also effective with drug crime, according to the authorities.
The Public Prosecutor wants prison time to be added to the sentence against Bart van U. for the murders of former politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. Last week the court declared Van U. completely unaccountable due to insanity and only imposed institutionalized psychiatric care on him.
The Public prosecutor demanded prison time against three suspects in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case in court on Wednesday. They are all suspected of having paid sex with an underage girl.