Couzens utilized Covid restrictions to make a false arrest of Sarah Everard.
A court heard that Sarah Everard was detained in a fake arrest before being raped and murdered by Wayne Couzens, a serving police officer at the time.
So Ms. Everard was wrongly arrested and presented a warrant card, according to prosecutor Tom Little QC.
Couzens had worked on Covid patrols earlier this year and would have known how to approach Ms. Everard, according to the court.
Sarah Everard’s kidnapping was seen by a couple.
The kidnapping was witnessed by a couple driving home in their car, according to the court.
According to the witness, a woman on the street had her left arm behind her back and was in the midst of “giving her other arm behind her back” while a man in dark clothing tied her.
“The passenger’s instant perception was that she was witnessing an undercover police officer detaining a woman, whom she felt ‘must have done something wrong,’” Mr. Little said.
“They were in reality witnesses to Sarah Everard’s kidnapping,” the prosecution stated.
“The defendant made a fraudulent arrest utilizing his warrant card, handcuffs, and other police issue equipment.”
So Ms. Everard was abducted as she walked home in Clapham.
south London, on March 3 by Wayne Couzens, 48, a serving Pc with the Metropolitan Police.
After clocking off from a 12-hour shift that morning, the sexual predator raped and strangled the 33-year-old marketing expert.
Ms. Everard’s body was discovered in a wooded stream in Ashford, Kent, a week after she vanished, mere meters from Couzens’ estate.
“The defendant’s plot of land is quite close to, and in the same woods, where he planned to burn Sarah Everard’s body after he murdered her,” Mr. Little added.
“He then transported her body to a pond further into the woods, but just about 130 meters from his allotment, in green bags he had acquired particularly for that purpose.”
Scotland Yard has moved to address public concerns in light of new facts about how Couzens exploited his position as an active police officer.
Scotland Yard issued a statement before the two-day sentencing, saying.
“We are appalled, enraged, and grieved by this man’s acts, which undermine everything we stand for.”
“Our hearts go out to Sarah’s family and many friends.
So We can’t begin to comprehend what they are going through.
“We recognize that his actions have raised a lot of questions and concerns, but we won’t say anything more until the hearing is over.”
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Sarah Everard murder: Wayne Couzens used Covid restrictions to make a false arrest
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