New Delhi: A Dutch linesman, Richard Nieuwenhuizen, today succumbed to injuries which he suffered after being brutally beaten by some players during a match on Sunday.
The 41-year-old linesman was attacked by players from the Amsterdam-based club Nieuw Slotena after a youth match on Sunday. Nieuwenhuizen collapsed and was rushed to the hospital after the boys kicked him on his head.
Three players, ages ranging from 15-16 years old were arrested in connection with the case on Sunday night.
Nieuw Sloten has banned all the players involved in the bashing and the club has removed itself from the league.
Police spokeswoman Leonie Bosselaar hinted some more arrests in connection with the case.