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The stepmother of a girl found dead at her home in Surrey has spoken out for the most essential time as her family hides out in Pakistan.
A execute investigation turned into launched after Sara Sharif’s body turned into found in Woking on 10 August. A autopsy examination found she had suffered “extra than one and in depth accidents” over a “sustained and prolonged” duration of time.
Detectives desire to communicate to Sara’s father, Urfan Sharif, 41, his accomplice Beinash Batool, 29, and Urfan’s brother, Faisal Malik, 28 in connection with her death.
Sara’s stepmother Ms Batool read out a statement while sat facet-by-facet with her husband, in a clip released on Wednesday morning.
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“Sara’s death turned into an incident,” the stepmother talked about. “Our family in Pakistan are severely stricken by what is going on. The entire media were giving the spoiled statements and are making up lies.
“Imran did not give a statement that Sara fell down the stairs and broke her neck. I’m very horrified about Imran’s safety. The entire family are in hiding.
“No-one is leaving the home as the adults are unable to leave their homes out of apprehension of safety. That is why we now grasp got long past into hiding.
“We’re prepared to cooperate with the UK authorities and combat our case in court.”
The statement comes after Sara’s beginning mother Olga Sharif told TVN she couldn’t recognise her daughter when identifying her body within the mortuary.
“One of her cheeks turned into swollen and the diverse facet turned into bruised,” she talked about. “Even now, after I shut my eyes I’m able to concept what my toddler looked appreciate.”
Surrey Police are appealing for information to motivate them portion together a image of Sara’s daily life prior to her death.
It is believed Urfan Sharif travelled to Islamabad, Pakistan, in firm with his accomplice and his brother on 9 August. There were five young folks with them veteran between a year and 13 years dilapidated.
Authorities in Pakistan attempt to accumulate the trio and attorneys within the UK grasp talked about the nation’s executive shouldn’t be likely to block an extradition set a question to in connection to Sara’s death. There would possibly perchance be rarely a proper extradition treaty between the UK and Pakistan but folks were returned from the Asian nation earlier than.