Police intervened in a memorial service for Sarah Everard, who was killed by a police officer in the UK.
14.03.2021 – 01:16
Sarah Everard, 33, who disappeared on her way to her home in London on the evening of March 3 and whose body was found days later, was last seen in a park in London’s Clapton Junction.
Police asked participants at the memorial service to disperse, citing restrictions on a new strain of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Hundreds of people, mostly women, reacted to the police trying to stop the conversation.
The protesters chanted “Shame” and “Take control of your man” to protest the police intervention.
A fight broke out when the police started using force. Four women were detained during the fist-related incidents.
Sarah Everard disappeared from her friend’s house on the evening of March 3.
The human remains found in Kent, near London, on March 10, were identified as belonging to Everard.
Police officer Wayne Couzens, who was involved in the kidnapping and murder, was arrested by a court on March 13.
While Everard’s murder has sparked controversy over how safe the country’s streets are, women have voiced their fears and experiences on social media.
Some users reported that they did not feel safe on the street in the evening, but were afraid to take a taxi. Some users wrote that they took a photo of the number while using internet-based applications such as a taxi or Uber. shared their friends or family, their places of residence.
The opposition, meanwhile, has called on the government to crack down on the deaths of 118 women in the past year.