PVV leader Geert Wilders is to make a formal complaint to the police of perjury against one of the witnesses at his inciting hatred trial.
On Monday, a special court panel refused to honour the Wilders’ camp call for new judges, because they refused to investigate statements made by Middle East expert Bertus Hendriks.
Wilders and his lawyer Bram Moszkowicz claim Hendriks lied in court about the motives for inviting another witness, Arab languages expert Hans Jansen, to dinner last May.
During that dinner, Moszkowicz claims a third witness tried to pressure Jansen about his evidence.
Following Monday’s decision, the case against Wilders can now continue.
‘The circus will go on,’ Wilders told the Telegraaf in a reaction.