Thirteen of 55 suspects arrested during a massive drug bust in southern Netherlands on Monday, were remanded back into custody after being arraigned on Tuesday and Wednesday. Others still have to appear in front of the magistrate, the Public Prosecutor announced
The Public Prosecutor offered a 12,500 euro reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of a man suspected of raping three women in Amsterdam over the cause of four days. The rapes happened late in January on H.J.E Wenckebachweg, Maassluisstraat and Sloterplas.
The Public Prosecutor demanded that Mark M., the former police officer suspected of leaking confidential information to criminals, remain in custody until his trial. There are indications that M. plans to leave the country if he is released, the prosecutor told the court in Den Bosch on Tuesday
The police raided a total of 15 addresses in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria on Monday as part of an international investigation into illegal gambling. Two men from Enschede were arrested, the Public Prosecutor announced.
Leaked documents from the so-called Passage-process show crime boss Willem Holleeder accusing his sisters of drug trafficking. The Public Prosecutor is investigating the leak.
The Dutch authorities simultaneously raided about 100 buildings in Brabant and Limburg on Monday morning in an ongoing investigation into a network trading in synthetic drugs and cannabis. So far about 50 people were arrested
The Public Prosecutor is investigating whether terrorist suspects from France and Belgium are hiding in the Netherlands. The manhunts following those attacks may have forced the suspects to flee to the Netherlands, Prosecutor Bart den Hartigh said to NRC.
Terrorism suspect Mohamed A. was acquitted of preparing for terrorist offenses and financing terrorism by the court in The Hague on Wednesday. According to the court, there is not enough evidence to prove these facts
Shell is being investigated for bribery surrounding the granting of an oil contract in Nigeria. Investigators from the tax investigation service FIOD and the Public Prosecution office visited the Headquarters in The Hague in connection with that case, a spokesperson for the oil company said to news wire ANP.
The Public Prosecutor demanded years-long prison sentences against Buck G. and Pieter G., the two main suspects in a fraud case surrounding SNS Property Finance. The two are suspected of taking bribes from contractors to get or keep jobs.
The public prosecution office in the Netherlands demanded that Bart van U. serve an eight-year prison sentence and mandatory psychiatric treatment for the murders of his sister, Lois, and former health minister Els Borst. In its closing argument, the prosecution pushed for two manslaughter convictions instead of murder, saying that Van U. “was of a greatly diminished mental capacity” at the time of the crimes.
Another Rotterdam home was raided as part of a terrorism investigation on Tuesday night. Officers searched for weapons and explosives, but nothing was found. No one was arrested.
The captain of a speedboat was sentenced to four years in prison for negligence after causing an accident that killed two people, the Midden-Nederland court ruled on Tuesday. Arnoud H., 51, was prosecuted for cruising a Vinkeveen lake at an excessive speed while under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly barreled through a smaller boat carrying four passengers.
A a young woman from Rotterdam was arrested at Schiphol airport earlier this month on suspicion of being a foreign rebel fighter in the Syrian civil war. ISIS let her leave their caliphate to seek medical attention
"Rather report suspicious circumstances too often than than not often enough", Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said following the arrest of a suspected French terrorist in Rotterdam on Sunday. He will be attending an information meeting for concerned residents on Tuesday night
The police arrested a 32-year-old Frenchman in Rotterdam on Sunday at the request of the French authorities. The man is suspected of preparing for a terrorist attacks. Another three people were arrested, including two Algerian men aged 43 and 47. So far nothing is known about the background of the third suspect. A number of raids were carried out and ammunition and drugs, among other things were found.
Two men were arrested in The Hague on suspicion of running a large fake passport ring. According to the Public Prosecutor, they made false passports identity documents on a large scale, which were later used for human trafficking, among other things.
A 35-year-old sergeant was killed in a shooting incident during a Commando Corps drill at a training location in Ossendrecht on Tuesday morning, the Koninklijke Marechaussee announced.
Last year the police received 4,908 reports regarding the discovery of child pornography, more than double than the 2,240 reports received in 2014, according to a report the Public Prosecutor and Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice sent to Parliament on Tuesday
The Public Prosecutor decided to turn to the Supreme Court to appeal against the Amsterdam court's decision to acquit a 37-year-old PVV supporter of insulting Arabs because of their race
The Public Prosecutor gave six young men believed to be responsible for severely abusing a porpoise three months probation. They must also follow a mandatory course to learn about porpoises and donate money to a dolphin foundation, the prosecutor announced on Friday.
Geert Wilders' lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops vehemently denies that he or the PVV leader was responsible for leaking a legal brief detailing their defense strategy in the hate speech trial against Wilders.
A customs officer at the port of Rotterdam was arrested early this month on suspicion of corruption, leaking confidential information, involvement in drug trafficking and money laundering, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.