Zamir M. told the court in Utrecht on Tuesday that he stabbed 24-year-old Laura Korsman to death in her home out of "self-defense" in July last year. According to him, it was the young medical student who grabbed a knife, NU.nl reports.
The court in Amsterdam convicted seven out of eight men for public violence for their role in a brawl in Amsterdam's Red Light District which ended in the death of 32-year-old Robert Gerritsen two years ago. The court ruled that the blow that ended Gerritsen's life was made in self defense, and 22-year-old Romanian Mirci M. was therefore not punished for it, RTL Nieuws reports.
Three police officers involved in shooting an aggressive man to death in Purmerend in September last year, will not be prosecuted. The Public Prosecutor concluded that they were allowed to use their firearms because the suspect posed an acute threat, NOS reports.
The parents of a 23-year-old autistic and schizophrenic young man who was shot dead by the police in Amsterdam last year, want the Public Prosecutor to prosecute the police officers involved, ANP reports.
Earlier this week the Public Prosecutor concluded that no prosecution was necessary. The officers acted in self defense because the man attacked them with a knife.
A killer clown in Delft got more than he bargained for when trying to scare a 14-year-old boy on Wednesday night. Luc and his little brother were walking the dogs on Theriasstraat when the killer clown approached him. Young Luc decided to send him on his way with a few well aimed punches
The 23-year-old man that was shot by the Amsterdam police on Wednesday after he threatened them with a knife, passed away in hospital, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to AT5.
Police officers shot a man in an Amsterdam home on Wednesday after the man pulled a knife on the officers, the police said in a statement. He was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.
A police officer shot a man in the leg in Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland during the early hours of Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for the police, the officer acted in self defense - the man was trying to strangle him at the time
The police officer who fired the shot that killed Mitchel Winters in the Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam at the end of May will not be prosecuted, the Public Prosecutor in Rotterdam announced on Wednesday
The police gunned down a man after he attacked them with a knife in the Noord-Holland town of De Kwakel on Thursday morning. He died at the scene.
Rupert Lodovica, the 41-year-old man from Oss shot by the police in Eindhoven on Saturday, died of his injuries in hospital on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.
The police shot a 41 year old man on the street in Eindhoven on Saturday afternoon. The suspect, Rupert L., was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. According to police union ANPV, the officer acted in self-defense.
Former Ajax player Evander Sno is appearing in the Amsterdam court this week on charges of aggravated assault and attempted murder. He claims the charges are "exaggerated". "I had to defend myself", Sno said to Dutch newspaper AD.
The court in Den Bosch ruled on Wednesday that Marina Sanders will definitely not be prosecuted for killing two robbers in her and her husband's jewelry store Goldies in Deurne last year. Sanders shot and killed the two men after they attacked and injured her husband.
The two police officers who fatally shot Mike Stok in Rotterdam in 2013 have been dismissed from any further prosecution by the court in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The Public Prosecutor previously demanded that they be acquitted.
Bart van U., the man suspected of killing former Minister Els Borst, appeared in the Rotterdam court on Tuesday for a pro-forma hearing regarding the murder of his sister Lois van U. Van U. gave a statement in court, saying that under the same circumstances, he would kill his sister again.
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
Nearly half of burglary victims now sleep with a bat, knife, pepper spray or even a gun next to their bed.
Bart van U., 39, has confessed to killing his sister. Van U. is also a suspect in the murder of former minister Els Borst.
A court in the Netherlands issued a suspended sentence and 200 hours of community service for the jeweler whose wife shot two robbers in his jewelry store last year. The sentence, handed down on Friday, was for the possession of an illegal weapon.
The European Court ruled yesterday that the Netherlands did not do an independent and proper investigation into the shooting incident in which a Dutch Lieutenant shot and killed the Iraqi Sabah Jaloud.
The Public Prosecutor has asked for a nine year prison sentence for the 30 year old man who strangled his partner and then drank chlorine to commit suicide.
The woman in Deurne who shot and killed two men trying to rob her husband’s jewelry store last March, will not face criminal charges.
The jeweler's wife of the store Goldies in Deurne will hear this month if she will be criminally prosecuted for shooting down two robbers in March. Jan-Heijn Kuijpers, the lawyer of Marina S. and her husband, the store owner, tells the Eindhovens Dagblad.