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Mar 7 '16 14:35

The Amsterdam court sentenced Vino H. to mandatory treatment in a psychiatric institution for the murder of Oma Toni in Amsterdam last year. No time frame is connected to the sentence. According to the judge, H. "must be treated exactly as long as is needed until he is no longer a danger to society"

Mar 7 '16 11:19

The animal police and the National Animal Protection Inspectorate rescued 11 dogs and three cockatiels from a very filthy house on Brouwerstraat in Etten-Leur on Friday.

Mar 4 '16 14:55

The parents of missing Polish man Tomasz Kosmala are convinced he was murdered. They called in the help of lawyer Sebastien Diekstra and reported a crime to the police, in an effort to force the judiciary to investigate the disappearance of their 20-year-old-son

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Mar 4 '16 10:19

Dozens of people filed claims for compensation against PVV leader Geert Wilders over statements he made about "fewer Moroccans" in The Hague in 2014, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday

Mar 3 '16 10:33

The police are investigating a 22 year old swimming coach from Middelburg. He is suspected of secretly photographing young girls of the Swim and Polo club De Zeeuwse Kust through hidden cameras in their locker room.

Mar 3 '16 08:25

The Public Prosecutor sees the incident in which a suspect threw a Molotov cocktail at a mosque in Enschede on Saturday as an act of terrorism. The perpetrator, a 33 year old man from Enschede, is officially suspected of attempted arson with terrorist intent, the prosecutor stated on Wednesday

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Mar 2 '16 16:15

Father Ron T. and stepmother Petra M. from Roelofarendsveen are in court on Wednesday facing charges of attempted manslaughter. According to the Public Prosecutor, the two systematically abused their children Wendy and Dylan, aged 12 and 14 when they were discovered last year, AD reports.

Mar 2 '16 14:30

The Public Prosecutor launched a criminal investigation into chrysanthemum grower Satter-Vlug in Poederoijen after a Polish employee was poisoned by contact with a forbidden and severely hazardous pesticide

Mar 1 '16 12:15

On Tuesday the Public Prosecutor demanded fourteen years in prison and mandatory psychiatric treatment against Aurelie V. for the murder of her 8 year old son and 6 year old daughter in October 2013

Feb 25 '16 16:45

Huub van Leijsen, owner of petting zoo Pukkemuk in Dongen, will not be prosecuted for discrimination for asking a Muslim family to leave his establishment in December. The Public Prosecutor in Breda dismissed the case

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Feb 25 '16 13:50

The 23-year-old man arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion that he mugged British tourist Richard Cole shortly before he drowned, was released on his own recognizance on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced. He is still a suspect.

Feb 25 '16 11:28

The Public Prosecutor demanded a 3 year prison sentence against a member of the Amsterdam chapter of motorcycle gang No Surrender on Wednesday. The suspect, 42-year-old Mike H., stands accused of extortion, instigation, arson, money laundering and possession of a cannabis plantation.

Feb 23 '16 15:40

Suspended prosecutor Lucas van Delft was caught making threatening phone calls against himself, the Telegraaf reports based on information from two sources around the investigation.

Feb 23 '16 14:04

Fake cocaine dealer Flip S. was sentenced to one year in prison by the court in Amsterdam on Tuesday. He was found guilty of selling white heroin as cocaine to three Danish tourists, landing them in the hospital

Feb 23 '16 11:11

The Dutch judiciary is increasingly getting more capabilities to act against jihadists. A ruling by the Rotterdam District Court on Thursday means that now not only fighters can be punished, but also individuals or groups that support or facilitate terrorist organizations in any way, such as sending them money

Feb 22 '16 16:20

The Public Prosecutor demanded compulsory psychiatric treatment in an institution against 25-year-old Vino H., the man who stabbed 96-year-old Oma Toni in De Pijp, Amsterdam last year. H. told the court that the stabbing was a one time thing and a mistake, though it was "worth it" to get back at his father, according to AD reporter Victor Schildkamp tweeting live from within the courtroom.

Feb 22 '16 09:29

About 250 football supporters were arrested prior to the match between Feyenoord and Roda JC in Rotterdam on Sunday. According to the police, these supporters refused to follow instructions and used verbal and physical violence against stewards and police officers.

Feb 19 '16 08:22

The international judiciary team working on the MH17 criminal investigation is currently investigating remains of the missile that shot down the plane and expects to have evidence about the type of missile and where it was fired from "before the second half of the year", Chief Prosecutor, Fred Westerbeke wrote in a letter to the victims' relatives

Feb 19 '16 08:05

Amsterdam is looking into making all types of sexual harassment, including things like spitting and name calling, punishable. Currently the law only has options to punish some forms of sexual harassment, like stalking and groping.

Feb 18 '16 10:45

The Public Prosecutor on Curuacao demanded a three-year prison sentence against former Curacao prime minister Gerrit Schotte on Wednesday afternoon, local time. The Prosecutor also wants Schotte's election rights suspended for five years, which would mean that he can not take part as leader of his political party MFF in the upcoming parliamentary elections on September 30th

Feb 17 '16 16:15

Enise B., the female half of the criminal couple who became known as the Dutch Bonnie & Clyde when they left a trail of violence through the east of the Netherlands two years ago, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on appeal by the court in Leeuwarden on Tuesday

Feb 17 '16 15:00

The Public Prosecutor is investigating whether the three men who held up insulting signs about Feyenoord player Kenneth Vermeer on television last week, can be prosecuted. The signs linked Vermeer with Nazi collaborators NSB.

Feb 16 '16 13:20

Apeldoorn woman Aurelie V. told the court in Zutphen on Tuesday that she was delusional when she killed her 8-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter in October 2013. Both kids were stabbed to death

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Feb 16 '16 11:43

Kas van R., better known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, was sentenced to six years in prison by the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He stood trial for molesting, assaulting, threatening and raping seven young women between 2012 and 2014


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