19 Mar 2021

‘Women don’t have faith in the police’ – Centre for Women’s Justice solicitor Dabaleena Dasgupta

Europe Editor and Presenter

Reacting to PC Banfield’s sentence, the Labour MP Harriet Harman said it was proof “if any was needed, that the system fails women and protects men”.

We spoke to Debaleena Dasgupta, a solicitor at the Centre for Women’s Justice, and Nazir Afzal, the former crown prosecutor.

We began by asking Nazir Afzal what he thought of the CCTV evidence in this case.