Saturday 27 May 2017

Authorities a little late facing up to rural crime

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Editorial

Editorial

They used to ride stallions and strike in the night as they terrorised the public highway.

But crime and technology have moved apace. Today's thugs still depend on raw horsepower to swoop on their prey - but it's courtesy of the high-powered expensive cars they steal.

No great surprise one might say, but the scale of the criminality and the relative ease with which it is visited on homes within striking distance of the capital is unnerving.

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