Dutch police have found what is described as a 'prison in the underworld' with a torture chamber hidden inside seven shippingcontainere.
Found, according to the authorities have hacked an encrypted phone system that is used by criminals across Europe.
this was stated by The Dutch police.
Torturcellen was equipped with a tandlægestol as well as horrifying equipment, including beskæringssakse, a saw, scalpels and pliers.
According to police, was the tool used to torture the victims, or at least put them under pressure'.
Six suspects were arrested after armed officers stormed a warehouse by using information from a French-Dutch operation.
- Six containers served as prison cells, where people could be tied up, while another container had as sole purpose to act as a torture chamber, says the head of the Dutch investigation, Andy Kraag, on Tuesday.
A video released by police shows the armed officers storming the building near the city of Bergen op Zoom, south of Rotterdam.
the Containers were soundproofed, and covered with tinfoil on the inside. The police believe that it has been an attempt to make them invisible to thermal cameras.
All of the containers had handcuffs screwed into the ceiling and the floor.
the Police report that the abduction of persons who were imprisoned and tortured, was planned with 'great precision'. The kidnapping involved several teams, weapons, fake politiuniformer, vans, stop signs, and bulletproof vests.
One of the containers, as the criminals, referred to as 'treatment rooms' in the intercepted conversations, was equipped with a tandlægestol, where arms and legs could be strapped.
the Head of the police in the Netherlands, Jannine van den Berg, says that the unveiling of the containers happens in the wake of a French-Dutch operation, which led the police to hack an encrypted phone system by the name of EncroChat.
the News of this operation together with the arrest of around 800 people across Europe, was announced last week.
Already at that time we announced that there was more in store. It is the discovery of this prison in the underworld an example, she says.