B receives life sentence
26 July 2005, AMSTERDAM – The court in Amsterdam sentenced Mohammed B on Tuesday to life in prison.
26 July 2005
AMSTERDAM – The court in Amsterdam sentenced Mohammed B on Tuesday to life in prison.
The judges pronounced the 27-year-old Amsterdammer of Moroccan extraction guilty of murdering filmmaker Theo van Gogh on 2 November 2004.
B was also found guilty of the attempted murder of several police officers and two passersby and of hindering MP Ayaan Hirsi Ali in carrying out her political duties.
The court said all crimes had been committed with terrorist intent.
The public prosecutor had demanded a life sentence.
[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2005]
Subject: Dutch news