Police officers face prosecution over riot

Four police officers and six members of the public are to be prosecuted for their role in violent disturbances following an outdoor concert in the village of Pijnacker last May, ANP reports.

The four police officers are said to have broken guidelines on the use of police dogs and truncheons, and were also involved in smashing a car windscreen. Numerous locals had complained about excessive police violence – especially that involving dogs – after the concert.

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