Dutch news in brief, 6 September 2005

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Helicopter crashes near Urk, A helicopter crashed in the IJsselmeer lake near Urk on Tuesday morning. One of the two people on board was injured, police said. The coastguard rescued the pair shortly after the helicopter came down. An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident.

Helicopter crashes near Urk

A helicopter crashed in the IJsselmeer lake near Urk on Tuesday morning. One of the two people on board was injured, police said. The coastguard rescued the pair shortly after the helicopter came down. An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident.

Watchdog calls for monitoring of sex industry

There is insufficient monitoring of companies involved in the sex trade in certain parts of the country, the national rapporteur on human smuggling says in a new report given to Justice Minister Piet Hein Donner on Monday. Of the 148 suspects arrested in 2003 for forcing women to work as prostitutes, 22 worked for legal brothels, the report claims.

Police raid wrong house

A 65-year-old man was injured when a specialist police arrest team raided the wrong house in Heerlen on Monday evening. "Considerable damage" as also caused to the entrance of his home,  police spokesperson said on Tuesday. The injured man has received an apology. Hours later officers another house on the same street and found 11.5 kilos of hard drugs. The owner of this house has yet to be found.

Dutch teacher killed in Manila

Police have fond the bodies of a Dutch teacher, 58, and a house-mate, 38, in a home in a suburb of Manila on Tuesday. It is suspected they were murdered during a robbery. The teacher was a substitute teacher working at the international school in the city.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2005]

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