The notorious murderer suspect, 24-year-old Bretly Dorder, who was wanted since last Saturday, was caught in Amsterdam.
Suspect Bretly Dorder, who was wanted for allegedly killing a psychiatrist and causing injury to a person in a fight in Zutphen, was caught in Amsterdam.
According to Het Parool newspaper, at around 08:00 this morning, the police received a report that the suspect was seen getting on the subway. Thereupon, police teams took action and arrived in the area.
It was stated in the news that the suspect, who saw the police officers, fled to a hotel in Prins Hendrikkade. Police teams entered the hotel and eventually caught the suspect, who came out of the hotel toilet with his hands up.
The police had recently raided several houses in Amsterdam-Oost and Arnhem, considering the reports received in the past few days.
New images have been published
In the information given in the Opsporing Verzoek television program broadcast on Tuesday evening, it was stated that it is not known whether Dorder is still in Amsterdam, but he was seen at the Amsterdam Centraal Train station at the end of last week. He shared new images of Dorder. Pointing out that Dorder did not act very carefully despite the suspicion of murder against him and all the public statements about him, the police spokesman said, “He does not hide himself.” He stated:
In the published photos, Dorder can be seen wearing a dark blue hooded jacket and smoking a cigarette at the entrance of the station. In the second photo, he can be seen wearing sunglasses.
The police stated that the suspect usually travels by public transportation and especially by train, and warned: “We ask people traveling by public transportation to take a good look around them.”
Anyone who sees the murder suspect or knows his whereabouts is advised not to contact him and to call the emergency number 112 immediately.
What is known so far about fugitive Bretty Dorder
Bretly Dorder (24) is suspected of being involved in the shooting incident that took place on Rotterdam Handelsplein on 13 October, leading to the death of Rotterdam psychiatrist Jean van Griensven (60). What is known about Dorder, who has been missing since Saturday and is also wanted in Germany and Belgium, is as follows:
Dorder is described as a “large” man, aged 24, approximately 1.83 meters tall. He does not have a fixed residence address.
Dorder was released in July. The court in Rotterdam ordered him to remain free in his trial, where he is expected to be convicted on three separate charges of threats, attempted (serious) assault and theft of a driver’s licence.
Police released two photos of Dorder and emphasized that he was considered armed and dangerous.
A week after the fatal shooting, Dorder was reportedly involved in a stabbing in Zutphen.
Dorder is frequently active on online platforms and communicates with men through chat rooms such as Bullchat.
It was stated that the Dutch police received many reports about the fugitive and based on these reports, it was determined that Dorder frequently traveled by train.
On Sunday, police in Wesel, Germany, carried out an operation following a tip from a truck driver. However, the suspect was not found.
In the police statements, it was emphasized that anyone who sees Dorder should definitely not contact him and should immediately call the emergency number 112.