The modern er-Riha is a poor squalid village of, it is estimated, about 300 inhabitants.
Poor and squalid streets are found, in close proximity to the wealthiest localities, between Marylebone Road and St John's Wood Road, and about High Street in the south, the .site of the original village.
Here are squalid streets and mean houses typical of the poorest class of inhabitants.
Many squalid districts, however, have been improved away to make room for new thoroughfares and handsome buildings.
Brady watched the feds, irritated at the pockets of elite unaffected by the squalid conditions the non-elite were forced to live in.