Parents of Shafilea Ahmed guilty of murder

The parents of Shafilea Ahmed have been found guilty of murder. Shafilea Ahmed disappeared in September 2003. Her body was found on the bank of the River Kent in Cumbria the following February.

52-year-old Iftikhar Ahmed pictured in 2004
52-year-old Iftikhar Ahmed pictured in 2004 Credit: Press Association
17-year-old Shafilea Ahmed
17-year-old Shafilea Ahmed Credit: Cheshire Police

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Shafilea murder: Parents jailed

Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed have both been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 25 years after being found guilty of murdering their teenage daughter Shafilea in an "honour killing".