Monday 17th December 2018
Harriet Wistrich was in her office on 19 November when she heard the news that John Worboys was, after all, to stay in prison. An email arrived from one of the two anonymous victims, Wistrich’s clients, who had challenged in the high court the serial sex attacker’s impending release, after he was deemed by a parole board in January to no longer be a danger to the public. Worboys’ victim couldn’t bear to read the email herself. It was only when Wistrich replied “Phew!” that she understood the outcome and was able to feel – in Wistrich’s words – “delighted and relieved and vindicated”.
Full article here