In another case of a “known-wolf” biting the hand that harbored it, an Afghani resident of the Netherlands, previously convicted of a murder-beheading in the Holland, exploited the Schengen system in the EU to enter England where he committed multiple assaults. And while I don’t believe that he would have had a problem obtaining a knife, even in hoplophobic Britain, the perp chose to use a hammer this time.
The man has been convicted for the UK assaults, but the question remains why he was even allowed to enter England in the first place.
Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz was allowed to enter the UK unchallenged despite being sentenced to 12 years in jail for slaughtering his female tenant in cold-blood after watching a Taliban beheading video.
Fury erupted after it emerged that the jobless 34-year-old was the latest in a string of foreign criminals to commit horrific offences in Britain after exploiting EU free movement rules.
MPs condemned the shocking lack of checks on offenders from the EU which left gaping holes in UK border controls.
European countries have no obligation to alert the UK about convictions of murderers or sex offenders, meaning many are able to travel to the UK unhindered.
Outraged critics blasted the embattled Home Office for allowing the scandal, by failing to ensure the authorities were notified about EU convicts before they set foot on our shores.
Politicians have called for Home Secretary Amber Rudd to introduce a tougher US-style warning system to flag up whether any traveller has a conviction as they attempt to enter Britain.
Failure to control the country’s borders – and the number of serious criminals arriving here – was a major reason why millions of people voted for Britain to leave the Brussels bloc last June.
Brexit, Trump, two sides of the same coin. Expect the dominoes to continue to fall until our “betters” take steps to actually fix the problem.