A 33-year-old man was killed in a shooting near the Kraaiennest subway station in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Saturday night. The police identified the victim as Inchomar Balentien from Amsterdam and confirmed that he had a criminal record.
The court in Amsterdam sentenced criminal kingpin Willem Holleeder to life in prison on Thursday. He was convicted of ordering six murders and participating in a criminal organization. Life in prison is the only fitting punishment for Holleeder, the court said. "You think you have unscrupulous and indifferent control over life and death", the court said , according to the NOS live blog on the trial.
The Public Prosecution Service made a huge blunder. A photo of the most important key witness in the case against Ridouan Taghi, the most wanted criminal in the Netherlands, ended up in the criminal files of all suspects around Taghi, the Prosecutor confirmed to RTL Nieuws after reports in the Telegraaf.
The police photo of Nabil B. ended up in the files of suspects who are on trail on Thursday for involvement in multiple underworld assassinations. The main suspect in the case is fugitive Ridouan Taghi.
The court in Amsterdam sentenced four suspects to life in prison in the appeal of the so-called Passage process, which revolves around a number of Amsterdam underworld assassinations. Dino Soerel, Jesse R., Mohammed R. and Siegfried S. will all spend the rest of their lives in prison, the court ruled, NOS reports.
When this case was first tried in 2013, Soerel was sentenced to only six months in prison for money laundering, he was acquitted for his role in the assassinations. The other three already had life sentences hanging over their heads.
Rotterdam saw a decrease in crime over the past year, but at least part of this decrease can be attributed to more crime going deeper underground, the Public Prosecutor in the city announced with the annual figures on Tuesday.
The police are looking for witnesses in the murder of 26 year old Baris Onder on S.F. van Ossstraat in Amsterdam-Osdorp in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The police have released more information, including a surveillance video, on the murder of Luana Luz Xavier in an attempt to get more information from possible witnesses. The Chief Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam is offering a reward of 20 thousand euros for the tip that leads to the solving of the case.
The Amsterdam defense attorney Nico Meijrering has to appear in the Amsterdam District Court today as a witness in four execution cases. The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam summoned him. Meijring, who lost several clients to executions recently, has already announced that he has nothing to say.
A Dutchman was shot in Panama on Saturday. He was shot in the head in a restaurant by an unknown gunman. The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. According to the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the man is still alive. The gunman and his helper were able to escap
The two sisters of Luana Luz Xavier, who was murdered on Monday in Amstelveen, are shocked that she is being portrayed as a criminal.
The man who was shot and died in front of the Riverside cafe on Rijnstraat in Amsterdam at about 23:00 last night, is known criminal in the Amsterdam underworld Murat Garki (25).
The police are looking for witnesses or anyone who may have footage of Luana Luz Xavier's murder. Luz Xavier was shot and killed in front of her kids on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen at 19:30 on Monday night.
Another shooting in Amsterdam has ended in death. The victim was found wounded at cafe Riverside in Rijnstraat. He died moments later of his injuries.
The woman who was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday, has been identified as Luana Luz Xavier (34), the girlfriend of the Amsterdam criminal Najib "Ziggy" H. In the criminal world she is accused of luring a target to a (failed) assassination attempt for her boyfriend H.
The girlfriend of a criminal who plays a major role in the Amsterdam underworld was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday morning. H. is a suspected ringleader of the organization around the late Gwenette Martha. He has been in hiding for a while for fear of an attempt on his life. The police can not confirm the identity of the victim, but did confirm that the execution is probably linked to the ongoing feud in the underworld. The victim was shot several times at around 08:30 a.m. on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen. Attempts to resuscitate her failed.
The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) and the police have seized €10 million worth of general goods, property and bank bank balances in an international anti-whitewashing operation. The suspect is a 60-year old man from Rosmalen.