The Public Prosecutor plans to, as far as possible, try all those arrested during the riots in Schilderswijk, The Hague over the past few days in summary proceedings. A total of 61 people have been arrested, the majority of them are minors. The Prosecutor expects that there will be more arrests.
The court in Utrecht sentenced Dirk M., the man who attempted to extort the De Mol family for more than a year, to 441 days in prison, of which 300 days are suspended. He will therefore not have to spend any more time in prison as the 141 days left in his sentence is equal to the time he spent in custody.
Armin A., the pimp and main suspect in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case, was sentence to two years in prison by the coin Maastricht on Thursday.
The parents of the 16 year old girl involved in the Valkenburg compensation case are demanding compensation form their daughter's customers. According to their lawyer, Nino Pennino, they thereby hoe to send a signal to other people considering sex with a minor. "If other clients of minors read that they can be prosecuted and would have to pay compensation, they might think twice." the lawyer said to the Volkskrant.
The Public Prosecutor has been busy with a large scale investigation into child prostitution, human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children centered around a 41 year old man from Rijen for months. The suspect will appear in court later this month.
Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice is concerned about what he saw in the videos of Mitch Heriquez' arrest. The Minister of Security and Justice feels the Rijksrecherche's investigation into the arrest is very important. The minister does not want to jump to conclusions on the outcome of the investigation. "But what I've seen, looked very distressful"
The criminal investigation into the cause of the disaster with flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine is going well, according to chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke.
A witness to Mitch Henriquez' arrest at the Night at the Park music festival in The Hague on Saturday, claims to have seen a police officer striking him on the head while he was lying face down on the ground.
The fine for using public transport without paying will double from 35 euros to 70 euros, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure and Environment announced on Monday.
The Public Prosecutor has retracted its initial statement on the events leading up to Mitch Henriquez' death in The Hague this weekend.
The Electorale Volksbeweging, the opposition party in Aruba, has written a letter to the Dutch government in which they demand a "thorough investigation" into the death of 42 year old Aruban Mitch Henriquez after he was arrested at a festival in The Hague on Saturday.
The Criminal Investigation team seized nearly 4 million euros in a large investigation into money laundering last week. Several suspects were arrested in Aruba and the Netherlands.
Pro-Russion separatists in eastern Ukraine have denied Dutch investigators access to Luhansk area, the Pubic Prosecutor announced on Saturday. The investigators needed to do technical research into cell towers and the telephone network in the area as part of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17.
A 42 year old man from Aruba died on Sunday night in a hospital in The Hague after becoming unwell following a violent arrest. The police have launched an investigation into the matter.
The Public Prosecutor will likely no longer make use of temporary workers at hearings after the damning report on the events surrounding Bart van U., the man suspected of murdering his sister and former Minister Els Borst.
The Public Prosecutor has apologized to the families of Els Borst and Lois van U. for the mistakes made surrounding Bart van U., who is suspected of murdering both his sister Lois and the former minister.
Farah el O., owner of spy shop One2spy in Amsterdam-West, has once again been arrested. This time on suspicion of laundering criminal money.
The public prosecutor's office demanded three years in prison, of which six months should be conditional release, for Armin A., the 21-year-old suspected of pimping out a 16-year-old girl at the Hotel Botterweck in Valkenburg, Limburg. Closing statements were scheduled for a Thursday court session, where he is on trial for inciting the teen into prostitution.
The Public Prosecutor has concluded that the two officers who shot a man near the Groninger museum on January 25th, acted in legitimate self-defense, the prosecutor announced on Thursday
The indictment against criminal boss Willem Holleeder has been expanded to include eliciting the murders of Willem Endstra, Cor van Hout and John Mieremet. He will also be charged with eliciting an attempted assassination against John Mieremet, the Public Prosecutor announced during a pro forma hearing on Thursday.
The Court of Appeals acquitted ex-neurologist Ernst Jansen Steur of intentionally misdiagnosing patients on Thursday. The court gave him a 6 month suspended prison sentence for other offenses.
The phone restrictions on Willem Holleeder in the maximum security prison in Vught, was lifted last week. He may now make phone calls. This worries Holleeder's sisters and ex-girlfriend - they are afraid that Holleeder will take revenge on them from jail.
On Monday the Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence of 367 days and 3 years of probation against a 56 year old woman from Rijnsaterwoude who is charged with driving her mother's dead body out of the country and hiding it.
A number of experts from the National Police and Defense launched a new mission in Eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. This investigation is aimed at gathering evidence in support or rejection of he different scenarios on what caused the disaster with flight MH17.