The 48-year-old woman who is alleged to have made an anonymous phone call to police about a planned terrorist attack on the Ikea furniture warehouse and other shops in Amsterdam’s Zuid-Oost remains in custody, the Volkskrant reports on Monday.
The woman was arrested on May 4.
Amsterdam police chief Bernard Welten said during a debate in the capital on Sunday that the investigation into her claims was continuing. Any judgements on the situation now would be premature, he said.
The hoax call led to a major terror alert and the arrest of seven people, all of whom were later released.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation