Prosecutors: Two extra suspects arrested over homicide of crime reporter
Tuesday’s information comes a day after the suspected “director” of the killing was detained.
The nationwide prosecutor’s workplace mentioned a 27-year-old man was arrested on the previous Dutch Caribbean colony of Curaçao on Monday and a 26-year-old man was detained in Spain on the identical day.
Two suspects within the homicide of Dutch crime reporter Peter de Vries have been arrested abroad, prosecutors within the Netherlands have introduced.
Each males are Dutch nationals who might be flown to the Netherlands.
The 2 have been detained as a part of the investigation into the individual or individuals who ordered the killing of Mr De Vries, who was shot at shut vary on a busy Amsterdam road on July 6 final 12 months.
The campaigning journalist died 9 days later on the age of 64.
Prosecutors didn’t give any element of the identities of the brand new suspects or their alleged roles within the slaying.
On Monday, prosecutors introduced that that they had arrested a 27-year-old Polish man suspected of organising the hit.
Two different suspects — the alleged gunman and getaway driver — have stood trial in Amsterdam on a homicide cost.
Judges are as a result of ship their verdicts on July 14.
Prosecutors sought life sentences for each males.
Mr De Vries made his identify as against the law journalist.
Later in his profession, he campaigned tirelessly to resolve chilly instances.
Earlier than his taking pictures, Mr De Vries had been an adviser and confidant for a witness within the trial of the alleged chief and different members of against the law gang that police described as an “oiled killing machine”.
The witness’s brother and his lawyer have been each murdered.