Massive heroin seizure in Brabant

28th July 2006, Comments 0 comments

28 July 2006, AMSTERDAM — The Dutch national detective service (Nationale Recherche) has seized 208 kilos of heroin in a car park in Oosterhout in North Brabant, it was revealed on Friday.

28 July 2006

AMSTERDAM — The Dutch national detective service (Nationale Recherche) has seized 208 kilos of heroin in a car park in Oosterhout in North Brabant, it was revealed on Friday.

The drugs were in boxes on a truck. The police moved in as four people were transferring the boxes to a smaller van on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Turkish driver of the truck, two men from Rotterdam, aged 25 and 30, and a 28-year-old man from Vlaardingen were to appear before a court on Friday.

And, the Nationale Recherche found another 46 kilos of heroin hidden in a truck in Weesp on Thursday evening. It was not immediately clear if this was connected to the Brabant case.

Five people were arrested in the Weesp operation: two Belgian men, two Turkish men and a Turkish woman.

[Copyright Expatica News 2006]

Subject: Dutch news

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