Drug trafficking in the city has led to a surge of violence recently, with gun battles and grenade attacks frequently taking place.
“It's not only cocaine that is imported," Van Leeuw said.
“Criminal organizations also lodge themselves in our country, bringing along their violent and ruthless methods. We have seen what this led to in South American countries."
(Writer: Samuel Petrequin)
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