Cafes Closed for Drug Dealing

15th February 2007, Comments 0 comments

15 February 2007, AMSTERDAM — The three cafés in Amsterdam-West raided by the police in January, will be closed.

15 February 2007

AMSTERDAM — The three cafés in Amsterdam-West raided by the police in January, will be closed.

Mayor Job Cohen ruled that the cafés must be shut down after it was proven they had been dealing in hard drugs.

The cafes, Nova, 't Haantje and 't Drempeltje, were notorious among the locals as places where addicts came to buy hard drugs. During the raid on the night of 26 January the police arrested eight people. Later three more people were detained. Two are still in custody.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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