Rotterdam – The police arrested a 29-year-old man from Rotterdam on Saturday, September 9. He is suspected of involvement in the fatal stabbing incident of another Rotterdam resident in Morocco at the end of July this year. Presumably as a result of this stabbing incident, an explosion occurred twice at a house on Rembrandtstraat.
On the night of August 3 to 4, an explosive went off for the first time at a house on Rembrandtstraat in Rotterdam. Two men, a 23-year-old man from Spijkenisse and a 24-year-old man of no fixed abode, were arrested. These suspects are still in custody.
On the night of September 4 to 5, the same house was again the target of an explosion. Again no one was injured. No arrests have yet been made in connection with this explosion.
Fatal stabbing incident
In the investigation into the wave of explosions in Rotterdam, detectives came across indications that there is a link between the explosions on Rembrandtstraat and the fatal stabbing incident in Morocco at the end of July. A Rotterdam resident was killed. Based on the link between these incidents, a Large-Scale Investigation Team (TGO) started an investigation led by the Public Prosecution Service. The 29-year-old suspect was arrested on September 9. He is suspected of involvement in the stabbing incident.
The police are looking for witnesses who know more about the explosions of August 4 and September 5. Do you have information or tips that have not yet been shared with the police? Please contact us via the options below.
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Information source: Politie.nl