By now we are well used to the word ‘Asian’ being used by police and media when what they should really be saying is ‘Muslim’. This is because Muslims are far more likely to commit offences, and especially random attacks on women, than British Sikhs, Hindus or other people of ‘Asian’ appearance do. This dishonest classification of criminals as ‘Asian’ must really piss off non -Muslim Asians because they are getting lumped in, in the public mind, with these Islamic savages. Now it seems the Metropolitan police are excelling themselves in appeasement by attempting to hide an offence by a Muslim gang by encouraging victims not to make a complaint.
This particular story is, if correct, a very worrying one because a victim of an attack by a group of ‘Turkish and Asian males’ (i.e. Muslims) has alleged that Metropolitan Police officers tried to persuade her not to pursue this case. Although the victim didn’t appear to be put off by the officers, she was later told by phone that the case will not be progressed due to ‘insufficient evidence.
Insufficient evidence! This woman has physical injuries, could supply the registration number of the car used by the attackers, and the attack was witnessed by passers by. How on earth can this sort of information be remotely described as ‘insufficient evidence’? It is a lot better evidence than is available to the police in many other offences. It is hard not to believe that these officers may have wanted to hush up this offence either for a quiet life for themselves, or for spurious ‘community cohesion’ reasons.
The local newspaper the Waltham Forest Guardian has picked up this story, and as there is a danger that this story might ‘disappear’ from the paper I’ve pasted it below in full as well as putting in a link.
“A woman randomly attacked in broad daylight claims police tried to put her off reporting the offence.
The 21 year-old, from Walthamstow, had been giving blood at the Town Hall and was on her way home when she was approached by five men.
The men, believed to be of Asian and Turkish descent, jumped out of a black Lexis on the corner of Kenilworth Avenue in Walthamstow at just after 3:30pm on Tuesday.
The men were pestering the woman for her number and after telling them she was not interested, two of the men turned violent.
She was kicked in her lower back, sworn at, had a fist raised towards her face and received death threats.
The men dispersed after the woman threatened to call the police and a father with his young child stepped in and told the men to go away.
After the police arrived, two of the men had driven off in the black Lexis and the other men had run off.
The victim, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims the two police officers were not interested in helping her.
She said: “I felt as though what had happened didn’t mean anything to them and they were so relaxed. There was no urgency in pursuing the suspects that had run off.
“I gave them the vehicle number plate and the constable’s response was ‘even though you have the number plate we might not get the passengers’”.
She claims he then continued to say ‘You do know that you will have to stand up in court if you report this?’
“He was trying to put me off reporting the incident and made me feel uncomfortable by asking questions such as, ‘so, you were kicked in the bum?’.
Just before midnight that same day, the victim received a call from the police was told the case had been closed due to “insufficient evidence”.
A spokeswoman for the police said: “A complaint against the police was made on January 15. This has been recorded at Waltham Forest police station and is now the subject of an investigation.”
None of the officers have been suspended or had the duties restricted.
The victim insists she made no official complaint to the police.”
There have recently been concerns raised by both Parliament and journalists over the crime figures of the Metropolitan Police, and persuading victims of crime not to make a report was listed as one of those methods of massaging crime figures. If the Met are cooking the books with regards to crime figures in general, we should be asking if there are deeper problems with the Met and whether or not they are, for ‘community cohesion reasons’ going out of their way not to proceed with cases where Muslims are the alleged perpetrators. There is something deeply worrying about police officers attempting to persuade a women who was attacked by a bunch of Muslims, from pressing charges.
Links and addendum
Original story from the Waltham Forest Guardian
Daily Telegraph from November 2013 on the Met Police massaging crime figures
Unusually for a story involving the ‘religion of peace’ where local newspapers suspend comment on such stories, the Waltham Forest Guardian has, for the moment, kept its comment feature open. Just in case this disappears below are the comments that have been made at the time of writing. Even from these few comments, you can feel the anger about both the Met Police officers behaviour, and the suspicion that crimes by minorities are deliberately not being counted.
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