Domestic abuse cases are quite normal nowadays. But amid lockdown, it has raised the bar in London. More than 4,000 civilians have been arrested for causing domestic abuse. It is important t stay at home to avoid mass transmission, but some people are facing more problems with this.
Commander Sue Williams, the Met’s lead for safeguarding has stated that the victims must be assured that he/she will get help from the other by not breaking the restriction of social distancing or breeching COVID-19 restriction.
17,275 cases have been recorded between 9 March and 19 April. It is a 9% increase on the time of self-isolation amid pandemic. Police are striking measures to protect the victim.