EastEnders' Linda could lose custody of Annie after betrayal

EastEnders spoilers follow.

Linda Carter could lose custody of Annie after being betrayed by Jada Lennox in EastEnders.

An emotional episode aired on Monday night (August 29) as Linda was due to find out whether she'd face prison time on the same day her divorce from Mick was final.

Viewers know that Janine Butcher actually framed Linda for a driving offence, but has thus far kept it secret to get rid of her love rival.

Photo credit: BBC
Photo credit: BBC

Janine's vengeance went one step further in the latest installment of the soap, as she bribed Linda's flatmate Jada to plant a bottle of alcohol and alert social services.

Linda was unaware of any of this as she shared an emotional goodbye with her family before the hearing. In the commotion, Annie accidentally bruised her arm by falling into some boxes.

Much to the Carters' surprise, the judge ruled that Linda would be put on strict probation rather than serve any time behind bars.

Janine was seething as Mick and Linda turned up in the Vic to share the happy news. Zack Hudson soon spoiled the 'welcome home party' by announcing social services were over at Sharon and Linda's flat.

Photo credit: BBC
Photo credit: BBC

Linda rushed over to discover the social worker with the planted bottle of alcohol. Even though Linda insisted the alcohol wasn't hers, the social worker took Annie into her care for a medical assessment once she saw the bruise.

Jada was horrified over what she'd done to Linda, yet Janine was thrilled to see her latest vile plot against her love rival had worked!

EastEnders airs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7.30pm on BBC One. The show also streams on BBC iPlayer.

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