Mohammed B. to testify again

15th February 2007, Comments 0 comments

15 February 2007, AMSTERDAM — The murderer of filmmaker Theo van Gogh, Mohammed B. (Bouyeri) must testify in the Hofstad Group trial on 9 May. He will be the first of a long list of witnesses that have been summoned. The Hofstad Group trial will now be heard in a court of higher jurisdiction.

15 February 2007

AMSTERDAM — The murderer of filmmaker Theo van Gogh, Mohammed B. (Bouyeri) must testify in the Hofstad Group trial on 9 May. He will be the first of a long list of witnesses that have been summoned. The Hofstad Group trial will now be heard in a court of higher jurisdiction.

The decision to call Mohammed B. was announced during a short meeting of the judges in Amsterdam-Osdorp. Extra security measures have been taken to protect the courtroom.

A total of seven Hofstad members will be tried in the appeal case.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

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