Shafilea Ahmed's sister has told Chester Crown Court that she told police her story in 2010 - 7 years after Shafilea's alleged murder - because the pressure of keeping silent had become too much. She told Chester Crown Court it had been a relief to tell someone finally.
Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed from Warrington are on trial for the murder of their 17-year-old daughter Shafilea. Her body was found in a Cumbrian river in 2004. It is alleged her parents killed her because they disapproved of her Western lifestyle.