He’s in, he’s out. “Samir A. freed again, but may face assault charge,” an update on the ongoing Samir A. drama from Expatica, with thanks to Dutch Cares:
AMSTERDAM — The man who was acquitted last week of plotting terrorist attacks in the Netherlands has been released from police custody again after he was briefly re-arrested on Wednesday, his lawyer Victor Koppe has said.
Samir A. will hear in about four weeks if he is to face assault and public disorder charges, which can result in a fine or a prison term of up to two years. The potential sentence is not sufficient to warrant his remand in custody.
The 18-year-old was detained and questioned by police on Wednesday in relation to the assault of a press photographer last week.
The incident — which was captured on camera by another photographer — occurred shortly after A. was cleared of the terror charges….