A man suspected of preparing for an assassination in Almere told the court on Tuesday that he fears for his life and will therefore remain silent. He also denied that he was involved in any plans to assassinate Amsterdam criminal Mustafa el J., and denied knowing El J. at all, ANP reports.
The police arrested a 33-year-old man from Suriname for involvement in the murder of 25-year-old Youssef El Kahtaoui on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam in May 2015. Traces of DNA found at the scene of the crime led to the arrest, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.
The suspect was arrested on January 19th, but the arrest was only announced today because he was in restricted custody. AT5 and Het Parool identify the suspect as Quincy S.
Police divers searched the Tweede Kostverlorenkade in Amsterdam West on Wednesday morning in connection with the fatal shooting on De Clercqstraat last month.
Police released a video of the fatal Amsterdam West shooting on De Clercqstraat Tuesday. A 25-year-old man from Zaandam was killed in the shootout, and both of the suspects are still at large, police reported on Friday.
The police have released details of a specific man they would like to talk to in connection with the assassination in front of Tapas Village sisha lounge on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam West on Tuesday. Camera images show this man running away from the sisha lounge just before the shooting happened. The police also call on any other witnesses to come forward.
The gunmen involved in the assassination on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam West on Wednesday, did not only hit their target, but also managed to do a considerable amount of damage to the surroundings.
One of the three persons of interest in the assassination on De Clercqstraat, Amsterdam West on Wednesday, has turned himself in to the police. This is the man who was in the car with the victim. The police confirm that he is at the police station and being questioned by detectives.