The court on Curacao sentenced pastor Orlando B. to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting three teenage girls and four young women. The court also banned him from working as pastor for 14 years, NOS reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded 18 years in prison and a professional ban of 20 years against the man. He was charged with sexually assaulting a total of 10 women and girls. In three cases he was acquitted.
A 54-year-old pastor from the Rains of Blessing church on Curacao is standing trial for raping 10 girls. His youngest victim was 11 years old. On Wednesday the Public Prosecutor demanded 18 years in prison against him, and that he be banned from leading any church for 20 years, NOS reports.
The 14-year-old boy suspected of sexually assaulting and killing 14-year-old Romy Nieuwburg on Friday last week, made a statement to the judiciary in which he confessed to both charges, the Public Prosecutor said on Twitter. He was remanded into custody for two weeks, the magistrate ruled on Thursday. According to the magistrate, there is currently sufficient suspicion to keep him in custody.
The J.H. Donner School in De Glind is stunned that 14-year-old student Romy Nieuwburg knew the boy suspected of killing her from school. "Again one of us then", school director Jan Hofman said in a statement on the school's Facebook page.
Eefje van Iersel from Den Bosch was sexually abused by a masseur who offered to treat her foot pain for free, she said in a post on Facebook. She was quickly flooded with comments and messages from other women claiming to be abused by the same man, when he presented himself as a photographer to amateur models, and also a tutor for students or a driving instructor, Omroep Brabant reports.
A 28-year-old woman from Hoorn managed to track down a man suspected of violently assaulting and choking her by posing as another woman on a chat site. The suspect, Somali asylum seeker Mohammed M., is now in custody and will appear in court on Friday, the Telegraaf reports.
M. attacked the woman in October last year. The man sexually assaulted and tried to choke the Hoorn woman, according to the newspaper. He also stole her phone before fleeing.
The Australian police released a photo of two men wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Dutch woman on the Sydney Harbour Bridge late last month. The police only say that the pictured men could "assist with inquiries", so it is not clear whether they are suspects or possible witnesses.
An asylum seeker living in the Netherlands was convicted of the rape and attempted murder of a 17-year-old girl in Kampen, a panel of judges in Zwolle, Overijssel ruled on Thursday. The Sudanese-born man, Samuel T., was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the attack in the early morning hours of September 4, 2016. During the trial, T., 33, said he would accept any punishment and was not planning an appeal.
Authorities in Cambodia released 53-year-old Dutch man Stefan S., held in connection with the assault and alleged sexual abuse of a toddler. Graphic videos showing a naked toddler shocked with an electric candle prod, and further abuse, led to the arrests of S., and two of his Cambodian workers, named 28-year-old Ret Sothy and 25-year-old Oeu Nat, according to the Cambodia Daily.
Sothy and Nat were also released. The Dutch man’s presumed boyfriend, Nguyen Thanh Dung, 25, was arrested Wednesday night in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is still in custody.
A man wanted for sexually assaulting a young woman on Weesperzijde on November 6th, may have tried to attack another woman earlier that evening, according to surveillance camera footage shown on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
The police released a composite sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Weesperzijde near the bridge over the S112 exit earlier this month. Detectives hope that information from the public will help lead to an arrest.
The attack happened on November 6th around 5:30 a.m. A young woman was cycling home from the city center when a man pushed her off her bicycle under the viaduct. She fell to the ground and the man dragged her to a nearby field of grass.
A repeat sex offender managed to open up a home for foster children five years ago, without anyone realizing that the children were not safe in his custody, Dutch newspapers AD and Gelderlander report based on their own research.
Prince Bernhard is accused of sexually assaulting an underage girl in the new biography of his wife Juliana. According to the book by Jolande Withuis, which was published on Tuesday, Bernhard groped and kissed a 16-year-old girl, NU.nl reports.
Nearly half of rape victims were previously sexually abused or assaulted, according to a survey among 300 rape victims by the Center Sexual Violence Utrecht
A 33-year-old man from Dronten was arrested on Sunday night in connection with the sexual assault of a teen girl from Kampen, the police announced on Monday. He is suspected of pulling the 17-year-old girl off her bicycle and raping her.
A 17-year-old girl was pulled off her bicycle and raped along Flevoweg in Kampen during the early ours of Sunday morning. The perpetrator fled the scene and is still at large.
A 27-year-old woman was attacked and assaulted in a bicycle tunnel under Zandzuigerstraat in Den Bosch on Thursday night. Passersby found her lying on the ground, wounded and with torn clothes, and called the emergency services
A French man arrested for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old Dutch girl on a campsite in Ardeche, France, gave the police a partial confession. He admitted that he "touched" the girl, but denies raping her
The court in Arnhem sentenced a 25-year-old teacher from Nijmegen to one mandatory day in prison for sexually abusing his students. The teacher was also given the maximum community service of 240 and a conditionally suspended prison sentence of 199 days
On Wednesday the police arrested a 39-year-old man from Leeuwarden for a "serious sexual offense" against an elderly woman in a seniors' apartment building on Europaplein, the police said in a statement.
Bystanders rescued a 21-year-old woman from sexual assault by a drugged up man on the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal on Saturday night. The perpetrator was handed over to the police and arrested
Right-wing neighborhood watch group Soldiers of Odin (SOO) announced on Facebook that the turned a criminal asylum seeker over to the police in Groningen on Sunday. The police responded to a report and found a beaten up man at the scene. So far no arrests were made.