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Shafilea Ahmed murder case: Thursday

The sister of Shafelia Ahmed is due to continue her testimony against their parents in the next hour.

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Shafilea Ahmed update

Our Correspondent Ann O'Connor is in the Crown Court at Chester listening to evidence she has sent these updates:

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. On why she told police her story in 2010 Alesha Ahmed says:

"It all got too much and it was a relief to be able to tell someone finally"

– Alesha Ahmed

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