WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Service (OM) demands prison sentences of up to 22 years against the foursome involved in the criminal case Themis. The criminal cases against the suspects started on Monday.
The foursome are suspected of being part of the organization No Limit Soldiers (NLS) and money laundering. The gang would have been smuggling drugs for years and would be responsible for committing several murders in Curaçao, Sint Maarten and in the Netherlands.
The Public Prosecution Service demanded the highest sentence of 22 years against gang member Rubere L. He is also on trial for various drug offences, including a drug transport of 172 kilos of cocaine from the port of Curaçao to the port of Le Havre in France. The Public Prosecution Service demanded sentences of fourteen, eight and three years against the other members.
The case will be heard through Friday. The lawyers for the suspects spoke on Thursday.