Khan’s London: Thefts on Subway Surge 80 Per Cent in Three Years

Breitbart | 9/30/2018 | Jack Montgomery
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Thefts on the iconic London Underground subway system have surged by more than 80 per cent since 2016/17, around the time Sadiq Khan became city major.

The British Transport Police (BTP) received 6,825 reports of theft on the subway system, which has been serving Londoners since the 1860s, in 2018/19 — a huge increase on the 3,730 reports it received in 2016/17, around the time Sadiq Khan was installed as Mayor of London.

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“There are in excess of five million passenger journeys a day so it’s four crimes of theft for every million journeys,” he added, in an apparent effort to downplay the increase.

Speaking anonymously to the BBC, an undercover BTP officer conceded that his job has “got a lot busier lately, a lot busier. We’re...
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