The sister of Shafelia Ahmed has continued her testimony against their parents.
Giving evidence Alesha Ahmed says relationship with parents was strained but not as extreme as their treatment of her sister Shafilea.
The court has also heard that the Ahmed family never discussed what happened to Shafilea. Questioned by Andrew Edis QC, for the prosecution, about why she made the claim after all these years, Alesha said:
Alesha Ahmed says she was presented with suitors for arranged marriage.
Asked why she got three men to rob her family home Alesha Ahmed says:
Our correspondent Ann O'Connor sent this report:
The case was adjourned until Monday
Alesha Ahmed told Chester Crown Court on Wednesday that her father and mother Iftikhar and Farzana suffocated her 17 year old sister, forcing a plastic bag into her throat. Today she's expected to explain why she decided to make her allegations 7 years after Shafelia died and days after Alesha was involved in a robbery at the family home. The Ahmeds deny murdering their daughter in September 2003.
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