Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Legal problems in condemning Assassins for Hire

The Amsterdam Public Prosecutor is calling for a change in the Criminal Code to make preparing for an assassination punishable, even without knowing who the targets are. In November eight Utrecht suspects, the so-called "assassination squad" were sentenced to prison terms of between 3 and 8 years. Yet they were partly acquitted of preparing for assassinations, because the Prosecutor could not prove who the intended targets were.

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