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Who Was Sarah Everard And Why Are Britons Angry

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 16, Mar 2021, 19:52 pm IST | UPDATED: 16, Mar 2021, 19:52 pm IST

Who Was Sarah Everard And Why Are Britons Angry Delhi: Sarah Everard Case: The United Kingdom is once again embroiled in a different controversy, and the latest being disappearance and death of a 33-year-old marketing executive known as Sarah Everard from South London followed by the arrest of a police officer accused of murdering her.

The incident has intensely angered Londoners staging massive protest in view of violence against women and hundreds of protesters joined a new vigil for Sarah Everard on Monday, even as the home secretary warning against such gatherings.

Expressing concern about Everard and her family, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted, “I cannot imagine how unbearable their pain and grief is. We must work fast to find all the answers to this horrifying crime,” adding, “I will do everything I can to make sure the streets are safe and ensure women and girls do not face harassment or abuse.”

Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds also lit a candle on Saturday in tribute to Everard along with the Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Wales’s First Minister Mark Drakeford also insisted that people should “ignite a fire for change”.

As per the BBC report, on March 3, Everard left Clapham at 9 PM and have walked through Clapham Common, a large park. On her way back home she spoke to her boyfriend on her mobile phone for around 15 minutes, and was last spotted in the footage of a doorbell camera at 9:28 PM.

On the next day, Everard’s boyfriend reached out to the police saying she went missing. The police then starting looking for public help to find her whereabouts, and later tweeted to track information from Londoners.

On March 10, the police discovered bodily remains in a wooded area of Ashford town in Kent, and on March 12 it was confirmed that the body belonged to Everard after analysing the dental records.