Published On: Mon, Jan 12th, 2015

Remarkable number of arrests in relational violence

Public ProsecutionWILLEMSTAD - Last weekend, a remarkable number of arrests were made related to problems in relationships.

Last Friday afternoon a 42-year-old man was arrested in a case that has been running since last year. The man has been arrested for stalking and destruction in relationships. A 57-year-old man has been arrested for a criminal act in the relational atmosphere on December 10, 2014. He was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. There was also a 24-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of stalking and 59-year-old man was arrested by police on suspicion of threat.

Saturday afternoon a 34-year-old Dominican man was arrested for threats and abuse in relational atmosphere and the same day there was also a 53-year old man from Bonaire arrested in connection with threats and vandalism.

The Public Prosecution (OM) started an awareness campaign for those victims of relational violence. The OM is motivating victims to report relational violence. The OM will also act tough on the perpetrators.

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