Arrests for illicit drug trafficking by mail

The police have arrested three people for sending narcotics by mail. They are a man (35) and woman (36) from Amsterdam and a 39 year old man from Amstelveen.

The three of them used the regular mail, the police say. Narcotics would be packed and sent abroad from a specially set up packing plant.

The National Criminal Investigation Department searched five locations in Amsterdam and Amstelveen and found dozens of kilos of narcotics. The exact nature of the drugs was not disclosed. The police is still investigating the illegal trade.