Community service and fines for rioters

Police show 23 suspects regarding curfew riots
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Two men who participated in the curfew riots have been sentenced to community service and suspended prison sentences. They also have to pay thousands of euros for the damage they have caused. 

A 20-year-old Eindhoven resident has been convicted for throwing stones at a riot police vehicle. For this, he gets 150 hours of community service and a fine of 5000 euros for the damage he caused to the vehicle. In addition, for any future offence, he will go to jail for six weeks.

The second man is a 30-year-old from Helmond. For a similar offence, he has also been given 150 hours of community service. The damage he caused resulted in a fine of 5257 euros. He is also given a suspended prison sentence of four months.

There was a third suspect in court, a 19-year-old man from Tilburg. He was accused of throwing stones against the windows and doors of the station and also pushing two people to the ground. His case has been adjourned as a report from the probation service is awaited.

Source: OmroepBrabant

Translator: Seetha

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