An elderly woman was found dead in her home on Marten Corverhof in the Amsterdam district of Slotervaart last week. The police believe the woman died around six months ago. Local residents are shocked, AT5 reports.
The Amsterdam police arrested a 25-year-old from Amsterdam on Tuesday on suspicion of involvement in an attempted assassination in Slotervaart earlier this month. The suspect was arrested by a SWAT team on Comeniusstraat around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. He is the third suspect to be arrested in this case, NU.nl reports.
Soufyan Essabaouni was not the intended target when he was kidnapped from a parking lot in Slotervaart on Thursday, Het Parool reports. According to the Dutch newspaper, he was mistaken for his cousin Mohammed, whose car he was driving and who is a business associate of Wendel Meijer - kidnapped from Zaandam on Tuesday.
One person was wounded during a shooting in the Slotervaart area of Amsterdam on Wednesday evening, police said. It happened at the same building where Haydar Zengin, a Turkish nationalist and former attorney, was found dead from a gunshot wound last month.
A 27 year old man has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, 4 of them suspended, for robbing a taxi driver at gun point, AT5 reports. He must also pay 7,500 euros in compensation to the taxi driver
A fire broke out in a flat in Amsterdam on Sunday, injuring 13 people.
Police officers in Amsterdam shot a man in his leg late Thursday night for threatening them with an ax.