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Father of family found in Dutch farmhouse ‘was trying to start cult’

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Dutch media report that 67-year-old was former member of movement known as MooniesThe father of a family that spent nearly a decade living in a secret room in a Dutch farmhouse once belonged to the Rev Sun Myung Moon’s controversial Unification church and was trying to found a cult of his own, Dutch media have reported.The 67-year-old man, who has not been identified by Dutch police but was named by the movement, often known as the Moonies, as Gerrit-Jan van Dorsten, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of “depriving people of their liberty, harming the health of others and money laundering”, police said in a statement. Continue reading…

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Author : Jon Henley Europe correspondent

Publish date : 2019-10-18 09:16:30

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