UK urged to prevent rise in crime fuelled by economic crisis

The UK's COVID-19 lockdown led to a drop in crime, many fear the post-lockdown economic fallout could reverse that.

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    The lockdown in the United Kingdom has led to a large drop in crime, but there are fears the economic fallout could reverse that.

    London's mayor is among those urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead efforts to prevent a surge in criminal activity.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from London, UK.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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