A court in Rotterdam sentenced the ringleader in a welfare benefits scheme to four years in prison on Tuesday. Five other suspects in the fraud case were sentenced to less harsh prison terms, RTL Nieuws reported on Tuesday.
The home of Kerkrade Mayor Jos Som is under 24 hour daily security with both patrol units and undercover police cars driving around the building, RTL Nieuws reported on Tuesday. Tension between the municipality and local motorcycle gangs has escalated during recent months, and may have resulted in the additional security measures, the broadcaster suggested.
The court in The Hague ruled in a so-called Article 12 procedure that the Public Prosecutor should not prosecute Rabobank for its role in the Libor scandal.
Aicha, the young woman from Maastricht that was rescued from Syria by her mother last year, will not be prosecuted.
The Public Prosecutor's office is now investigating what, if any, possibility exists that the De Mol family extortionist, Dirk M., faked his severe dementia, a condition which cleared him of his alleged crimes. The Public Prosecutor (OM) will discuss the unusual situation with experts on Tuesday in a courthouse in Midden-Nederland, a month after doctors suggested his release from jail, according to broadcaster NOS.
The twenty-year-old who struck a group of pedestrians with a car on Wednesday in Hoornsterzwaag, has now returned home, according to Leeuwarder Courant. The driver was interrogated the whole of Thursday by the police but was released in the evening after consulting with the Public Prosecutor.
Lysander de R., the leader of the Hell's Angels Haarlem chapter, was released from custody on Wednesday, two weeks after his arrest.
According to Justice, former VVD politician Kathalijne de Kruif was indeed a member of a criminal organization that was involved in cannabis cultivation, money laundering and forgery.
The court in Maastricht released 26 year old suspected terrorist Mohammed G. from custody on Wednesday. The Public Prosecutor is considering an appeal against the release.
Police has released new details in a suspect photo, in which two men can be seen sitting on a dark coloured scooter fleeing in the direction of Bellamystraat just after a shooting in Amsterdam West around midnight on Wednesday. Justice Minister Ard van der Steur is "very concerned" about the recent gangland shootings and killings in the capital, the Parool reports.
On Monday activist Abulkasim Al-Jaberi received a punishment settlement of 500 euros for insulting the king and queen. This is after the case against him was put on hold. According to the Public Prosecutor, the letter was sent by "mistake", NRC reports.
A swastika was painted on the door of the King's Cabinet in The Hague. The graffiti was discovered on Monday morning and immediately covered up.
A few dozen people gathered on the Museumplein in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon for a "Fuck Racism - Fuck the King" demonstration.
A 40 year old Dutch man who put one of his kidneys up for sale on Marktplaas, will not be punished. The court in Utrecht acquitted him on Friday.
The son in law of the woman who was shot and killed on her balcony in Amsterdam in January, was arrested in February on a weapons charge and has been in custody since.
The Public Prosecutor is investigating the singing of FC Groningen fans during the celebration ceremony for winning the KNVB Cup in the Stadspark on Wednesday night.
The words "Fuck the King" was spray-painted on the Royal Palace in Amsterdam sometime during Wednesday night. The city of Amsterdam has removed the text. The police have launched an investigation to find the vandals.
Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan does not see activist Abulkasim Al-Jaberi's "fuck the king, fuck the queen, fuck the royal house" statements worthy of prosecuting, according to the Parool. The Public Prosecutor is prosecuting Al-Jaberi for his statements made during a demonstration against Zwarte Piet on November 16th last year.
The Public Prosecutor will prosecute activist Abulkasim Al-Jaberi for saying "fuck the king, fuck the queen, fuck the royal house" during a demonstration against Zwarte Piet on November 16th last year. The Public Prosecutor feels that these statements were insulting for King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima.
The abolition of the data retention obligation of telephone and internet data is "seriously" impeding the investigation into the series of gang related assassinations in and around Amsterdam.
Former Dutchbat commander Thom Karremans and his two adjutants will will not be prosecuted, the court in Arnhem ruled on Wednesday morning. The relatives of three Muslim men that were killed in Srebrenica in 1995 had demanded their prosecution for complicity in war crimes and genocide.
The court in the Hague has sentenced 16 year old Anthony D. to 20 months in youth detention and youth psychiatric care for stabbing his 15 year old classmate Wesley to death in October last year.
Zakaria G. is appealing the three years prison sentence he received for his involvement in the fatal jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year. According to his lawyer Valeri Lantain, Zakaria G. has always maintained that he is innocent and therefore does not agree with the punishment, Omroep Brabant reports.
The police officer who ran over 18 year old Memphis van Veen in 2013 is appealing against the sentence he received by the court, AD reports.