Amsterdam daycare abuser back in court

Robert Mikelsons, sentenced in May last year to 18 years in jail in the Amsterdam daycare abuse case, returns to court on Tuesday for his appeal hearing.

Latvian national Mikelsons was charged with molesting 67 children but admitted to abusing 87 while working as a creche leader and babysitter.

His partner, Richard van Olffen, was sentenced for six years for complicity and is also back in court on appeal.

The hearing is scheduled to take ten days, three of which will be given over to statements from the parents of the victims.

The appeal court verdict is expected on March 26.


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