Human smuggling gangs assassinate rival bosses in a turf war over canal crossings.
Yesterday she hit back Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welbyattack of politics.
Cops in Calais say Iraqi mobsters have taken over 60 percent of the region’s trade. Afghan groups are just as ruthless.
Border Police chief investigator Laurence Marniquet said: “They settled scores, murders.
“This network is now in control of departure points in northern France. You become more professional.”
They charge an average of £2,500 per crossing and buy a lot of boats in Germany, she said, adding: ‘If we really want to curb crossings we need to work on the supply of boats. In Germany there is a hole in the bat.”
A UK source said: “This is a strong example of why the Rwanda plan is the right thing to do. The organizers of these crossings are ruthless organized criminals who care about nothing but money.”
Archbishop Welby sparked outrage after he said in his Easter Sunday homily that politics “have not stood up to the judgment of God”.
And Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell condemned the plan as “depressing and disturbing”.
But Ms Patel said: “Without action, costs will continue to rise, lives will continue to be lost.”
minister Jacob Rees-Mogg accused Mr Welby of misunderstanding the policy and vowed ministers must act to prevent thousands from “jumping in line” before those more in need.
Immigration Secretary Kevin Foster said today Sun readers “can be proud of our world-leading efforts to provide protection and sanctuary to the most vulnerable”.
More migrant boats arrived yesterday, bringing the total this month to at least 1,716.
On Saturday, the Navy and Border Force intercepted 255 migrants in the English Channel, Defense Department figures say.
Despite choppy conditions, seven inflatable boats made the 21-mile journey and were rescued in British waters.
The warship HMS Tyne commanded operations.
At least 6,266 migrants in 193 small boats have already been arrested this year. In 2021, this number was not reached until July 10th.
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