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Seven charged over Watford student Shahana Uddin's death

Leavesden Road, Watford Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Shahana Uddin died at a house in Watford in October last year

Two people have been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a vulnerable adult in Hertfordshire.

They are also accused, along with five others, of causing or allowing the death of student Shahana Uddin, 19.

She died from injuries from a physical assault in Watford on 11 October last year, police said.

All seven - who also face charges of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice - were remanded in custody by Hatfield Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Salma Begum, 32, and Suhail Uddin, 35, both of Leavesden Road, Watford, are charged with murder and will appear at St Albans Crown Court on 11 May.

Both are also charged with causing or allowing the death of a vulnerable adult and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, along with Laila Begum, 25 of Grove Road, Romford; Tohel Uddin, 23, and Jhuahal Uddin, 33, both of Middle Ope, Watford; and Jewel Uddin, 27, and Rehena Uddin, 21, both of Leavesden Road, Watford.

They were remanded to appear at St Albans Crown Court on 22 May.

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