The Devil is a Lie: Crimewave Engulfs Great Britain Churches and Graveyards With 19 Offences Including Theft, Arson and Drug Trafficking Recorded Every Day

A crime is committed in a church or graveyard every 70 minutes in Britain, shocking new figures reveal.

Theft, arson and drug trafficking are among the 19,493 crimes recorded on church property in the UK since January 2017 – a rate of 19 a day nationwide.

In total, the range of crimes being committed on church property includes 2,490 cases of violence, 4,162 of criminal damage and 7,206 thefts, according to figures released by 40 of the 45 UK police forces.

Numerous thefts from churches included silverware items, oil stocks, public address systems and war medals from a veterans’ memorial.

Mo Metcalf-Fisher of the Countryside Alliance which provided the statistics – gained under Freedom of Information laws – said: ‘These figures paint a bleak picture of criminal attacks on our churches and religious buildings.’

Numerous thefts from churches included silverware items, oil stocks, public address systems and war medals from a veterans’ memorial.

Mo Metcalf-Fisher of the Countryside Alliance which provided the statistics – gained under Freedom of Information laws – said: ‘These figures paint a bleak picture of criminal attacks on our churches and religious buildings.’

Numerous thefts from churches included silverware items, oil stocks, public address systems and war medals from a veterans’ memorial.

Mo Metcalf-Fisher of the Countryside Alliance which provided the statistics – gained under Freedom of Information laws – said: ‘These figures paint a bleak picture of criminal attacks on our churches and religious buildings.’

vSource: Daily Mail