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Woman denies Luton faith healer murder

A woman has denied murdering a faith healer in Bedfordshire four-years-ago.

The body of Alfusaine Jabbi, 22, was found in Luton's Leagrave park on 29 April 2006. He had been tortured then killed.

Rubina Maroof, 30, was charged with murder and conspiracy to unlawfully imprison after she returned from Pakistan to the UK on 9 May.

She denied the charges at Luton Crown Court and Judge John Bevan said the trial would begin on 1 November.

Mrs Maroof, who lived in Pembroke Avenue, Luton, at the time of the allegations was remanded in custody and no application was made for bail.

In 2008 five people were convicted over with offences relating to the death and perverting the course of justice.

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