Sara Sharif’s step-mother arrives at Guildford Magistrates charged with murdering her step-daughter

The father, stepmother, and uncle of 10-year-old Sara Sharif have appeared in court charged with her murder.

Urfan Sharif, 41, Beinash Batool, 29, and Faisal Malik, 28, are accused of killing the girl before her body was found at a property in Woking, Surrey, on 10 August.

The defendants, who spent more than a month in Pakistan following her death, are also charged with causing or allowing the death of a child.

They appeared in the dock of Guildford Magistrates Court on Friday morning flanked by a dock officer each.