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Dutch princess forced to move out of student home due to security risk

Due to concerns that she might be targeted by criminals, the security of Dutch Crown Princess Catharina Amalia has been increased

Catharina Amalia, 18, is the heir to the Dutch crown. She began her studies at the University of Amsterdam last week and has since moved into an apartment in the capital.

However, her parents, Queen Maxima (King Willem-Alexander), now fear for her safety and have made her return to Huis ten Bosch royal palace at The Hague.

According to ANP, the Dutch news agency reported that Queen Maxima said: “She can’t leave the house.”

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According to Dutch media outlets, the Princess of Orange was placed under increased security because she fears that criminal gangs might kidnap or attack her.


‘Terrible news’

The security arrangements surrounding the royal residence have been denied by the Dutch police and country’s secret services.

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Princess Amalia began her political and economics degree last month. She was living in Amsterdam in a rented apartment with other students before she had to leave for home.

Mark Rutte, the Dutch Prime Minister, stated that he couldn’t give details about the threats.

He said, “This is awful news for her… All involved are doing everything possible make sure she’s safe.”

ANP quoted Queen Maxima saying, “The consequences for her are very difficult,” “She has no chance of a normal student life like other people.”

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