Brussels public transport company STIB has found itself in a tight spot after it was told by the Brussels police at the start of its anti-fare evasion campaign that it cannot demand the identity of people who are caught trying to evade paying fares, leaving the culprits free to walk away. The federal police also highlighted in an embarrassingly timed report that they were not able to disclose to STIB the identities of fare-evaders either.

The legal department of the federal police has outlined the powers of STIB

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