Postman jailed for stealing over £46k worth of mail

Hannah Ricci

If you live in the Leicester area and had an online shopping purchase that failed to arrive during the past couple of years, you may well have been funding the lavish lifestyle of one dodgy postman.

Yogeshbhai Patel, 38, has now been jailed for two years for pocketing thousands of pounds worth of mail. So how do we ever know that our post is safe from thieves?