On Thursday the court in Utrecht sentenced 5 people to up to 6 years in prison for involvement in two illegal marketplaces, various drug transactions and an arms deal. A programmer from Enschede built the drug trade website.
In the Randstad, the train traffic network is very disrupted on Monday. Due to faults in signals, switches and electricity, traffic from and to Schiphol is almost at a standstill. The Algemeen Dagblad reports that it is unclear when this problem will be solved.
Due to a failure in track switches, there will be fewer trains around the Randstad Monday morning. The NS hopes to have this solved by around 8 a.m.
Train stations in The Netherlands will start keeping entry gates closed at busy stations in phases. The first phase will begin in August for Woerden, Rotterdam Alexander, Almere center and Enschede, which are the cities in which the testing for ov-chip cards to replace train tickets has been successful.
During Tuesday night's "Opsporing Verzocht" police highlighted several cases, among which a home robbery, distraction burglaries, the death of an elderly due to a burglary, and an assassination.