The Dutch police claim that they have succeeded in breaking down the largest cocaine laboratory ever found in the Netherlands.
They also arrested 17 citizens of Colombia, Turki, dan Belanda.
The laboratory is in a former equestrian school in Nijveen, 120 kilometers northeast of Amsterdam.
Andre van Rijn, the police chief who dismantled the drug production facility said,
The laboratory has the capacity to produce 150-200 kilograms of cocaine a day, with a street value of 4.5 untuk 8 million euros.
Seventeen people were arrested, 13 of whom were Colombian nationals.
One other suspect has dual Dutch and Colombian nationality.
Selain itu, citizens of the Netherlands and Turkey. Police said further arrests were possible.
Police videos show equipment and supplies including plastic and chemical barrels and a row of five red cement mixers.
These items were used to extract cocaine from textile products such as clothing which was impregnated with drugs before being exported to the Netherlands.
In order to smuggle cocaine, the perpetrator will dissolve the ingredients.
Then wrapped in cloth before being sent to the Netherlands.
On arrival at the laboratory, the textiles are washed again with a special chemical to separate cocaine that is ready for sale.
In two other warehouse raids in the cities of Apeldoorn and Elshout.
Police found 120,000 kilograms of clothing that had been used to transport cocaine.