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Three Charged with the Murder of 10-year-old Sara Sharif Appear at the Old Bailey

Published on: 19 Sep, 2023
Updated on: 22 Sep, 2023

Urfan Sharif, Beinash Batool and Faisal Malik

Three people charged with the murder of 10-year-old Sara Sharif have appeared at The Central Criminal Court in London today (September 19).

Sara Sharif

Sara’s body was found at her home address in Woking on 10 August 10.

This morning, Sara’s father, Urfan Sharif, 41, his partner Beinash Batool, 29, and Urfan’s brother Faisal Malik, 28, appeared via video link charged with her murder and causing or allowing the death of a child.

All three were remanded in custody until the plea and trial preparation hearing at The Central Criminal Court in London on December 1.

The trial has been scheduled for six weeks to start next year on September 2.

Officers continue to appeal for information about Sara’s life and would like to speak to anyone who knew her some of whom may live in Guildford borough.

A Surrey Police spokesperson said: “If you have any information which could assist please contact us via our information portal (click here) or, if you would like to remain anonymous, call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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