Crime victims fear police ‘informers’


by NADEEM BADSHAH MIGRANTS who have been victims of serious crimes are not reporting their experiences to the police because of fears of that data being shared with immigration officials. Campaigners have warned that some men and women who have suffered attacks – including domestic violence, robbery, sex attacks or assaults – or those who have been a witness are not coming forward due to fears of ending up in a detention centre or being deported. It comes as watchdogs are set to probe the police in England and Wales over the sharing of data on victims and witnesses of…

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