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Gangs Taking Over Homes of Vulnerable in UK

Gangs Taking Over Homes of Vulnerable in UK (Photo: LEWIS WHYLD/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

By Nadeem Badshah Vulnerable people who have their homes taken over by drug gangs who befriend them need more help from communities, former police officers and campaigners have urged. British Asians with disabilities are among those being exploited by criminals who use the victim’s property to stash weapons and illegal substances in a practice known as cuckooing. Senior officers have warned it is a “vast problem” across the country with thousands of people, some of whom have addiction issues, falling victim to crooks and being attacked and threatened. Police forces across the UK have launched campaigns to raise awareness about…

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