The murderer of television presenter and film maker Theo van Gogh did not work alone, the investigating officer on the case told tv programme EenVandaag on Monday evening.
Frits van Straelen said that the investigation 10 years ago provided ‘frustratingly little’ in the way of evidence and he is convinced Mohammed Bouyeri did not work alone.
Van Gogh was murdered by Bouyeri on November 2, 2004 in the Linneausstraat in Amsterdam. Bouyeri is serving a life sentence for the killing.
‘There are indications that there were people who had checked out Theo van Gogh’s route and had provided the weapon,’ Van Straelen told EenVandaag.
Following his comments, Socialist MP Ronald van Raak has called for the case to be reopened.
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