Largest newspaper in Germany charges police covering up crimes by refugees
Bild is the largest circulation newspaper in Germany, a tabloid known for pictures of topless females and sensationalism. Nonetheless, the charges it is making are explosive -- and plausible. The UK Daily Mail reports:
German officials have ordered a cover-up of crimes committed by migrants to prevent causing alarm, a local newspaper has claimed.
Asylum seekers are being recruited across the country as cheap drug dealers as well as petty thieves, says German newspaper, Bild - the biggest daily paper in the country.
The paper accused the police of covering up the extent of migrant crimes in order to stop concerns among the general population.
It also claimed asylum seekers were prepared to work for a few euros couriering drugs across the country and said they were being signed up almost as soon as they had registered as asylum seekers.
But the paper said that all of the officials dealing with the problem had been ordered not to talk about it, as it was an extremely sensitive subject that has been forbidden to be referred to in an 'offensive manner'.
The reason given by the paper was to avoid alarming the general public already concerned with the vast number of asylum seekers the country has allowed in, but also to avoid providing material for right-wing extremists.
New arrivals to the country were apparently the most desirable as they did not have any formal way of complaining about what they were asked to do and rarely gave problems to the drug-dealing Mafia.
The most successful couriers are then being recruited into the Mafia and are also being used to bring in further new recruits.
This shocking claim comes as Germany will have registered just over a million migrants by the end of the year, a local paper has claimed.
Given the efforts of the Merkel government to censor social media postings about the refugees, suppression of reporting of migrant crime is far from unthinkable.
(Bild front page shown is not the issue detailing the story mentioned)