Dutch band the war: Here, everything was prepared to torture

If the criminal gangs at war with each other, knows the violence has hardly any limits. The Dutch police is used in this respect, it has always do trade poison

Dutch band the war: Here, everything was prepared to torture

If the criminal gangs at war with each other, knows the violence has hardly any limits. The Dutch police is used in this respect, it has always do trade poison with powerful Clans in the rush to. But what investigators found at the end of June in a warehouse in the South of the country, even took the hard-nosed among them, the language: six prison cells and a torture chamber, all hidden in shipping containers. Now they have released the first photos and a Video of the use of a special command.

Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, Nato and the Benelux countries, based in Brussels.

F. A. Z.

It is an old dentist's chair is seen. The armrests straps are attached to the footrest, a Pair of handcuffs is. The Container is lined from the inside with insulating foil – presumably to dampen the sound or to prevent the contents with a thermal imaging camera is visible. The officials also found pruning shears, Astsägen, Pliers, duct tape, Balaclavas and black bags, the person can be put over the head. No doubt about it: Here, everything was prepared to torture.

investigators had taken the warehouse in Wouwse Plantage, in the province of North Brabant longer targeted. They came out, after the Dutch and French police in a joint action was able to hack the encrypted phone service Encrochat. Used by many customers, from the Milieu of organized crime. The authorities could suddenly read 20 million encrypted messages. In several European countries were subsequently apprehended hundreds of Suspects and 19 drug laboratories dismantled, as the EU judicial authority reported to Eurojust.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 16:20

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