‘Emmerdale’ tonight: Murderous Meena takes the stand as her trial continues

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Meena Jutla [PAIGE SANDHU] is utterly convincing as she takes the stand in court, playing the part of a meek victim. She delivers the performance of a lifetime to an enthralled jury.  

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Emmerdale's Meena is set to put on a show in court (ITV)

The stakes couldn’t be higher for the residents of Emmerdale as twisted Meena Jutla’s (Paige Sandhu) murder trial continues tonight.

In the latest instalment of the ITV soap, which airs tonight at 7:30, all eyes are on Meena — and that’s just the way she likes it.

Read more: Next week on Emmerdale

The week began with Liam Cavanagh’s (Jonny McPherson) testimony, and the grieving father was pushed to his limits as the defence barrister (Amy Robbins) suggested he had conducted a scandalous affair with Meena.

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ItÕs a tough ordeal as the defence delves deep into Manpreet SharmaÕs [REBECCA SARKER] past and attempts to portray her as a seasoned liar. ManpreetÕs infuriated to see her gloating sister Meena Jutla [PAIGE SANDHU] relishing the spectacle. 

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Twisted Meena relishes her big moment on the stand (ITV)

Liam snapped, angry and upset that the focus had veered so far from Meena’s brutal murder of his beloved daughter Leanna (Mimi Slinger) last year.

Read more: Emmerdale spoilers: Meena trial verdict revealed

Justice certainly wasn’t looking likely, especially when Meena’s traumatised sister Manpreet Sharma (Rebecca Sarker) didn’t fare much better during her own time on the stand.

As she tried her very best to expose Meena’s guilt, Manpreet was confronted over her own past misdemeanours.

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Tuesday 12th April 2022

ItÕs a tough ordeal as the defence delves deep into Manpreet SharmaÕs [REBECCA SARKER] past and attempts to portray her as a seasoned liar. ManpreetÕs infuriated to see her gloating sister Meena Jutla [PAIGE SANDHU] relishing the spectacle. 

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Manpreet's testimony was ripped to shreds last night (ITV)

Of course, Meena’s crimes are much worse by comparison — but Manpreet’s confirmation of her sinister sibling’s confession held less weight now that she had been portrayed as a compulsive liar.

Read more: Next week on Coronation Street

Meena could barely contain her glee as she watched on in court; and we later saw just how confident she was about walking free as she belted out a rendition of the Diana Ross hit ‘I’m Coming Out’ in her prison cell.

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Emmerdale - Ep 9336

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Meena Jutla [PAIGE SANDHU] is utterly convincing as she takes the stand in court, playing the part of a meek victim. She delivers the performance of a lifetime to an enthralled jury.  

Picture contact - David.crook@itv.com

Photographer - Mark Bruce

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There's a tense atmosphere among Meena's victims (ITV)

She was so certain, in fact, that when the barrister told her not to speak in court, Meena ignored her advice.

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Naturally, the villain wants her moment in the spotlight, and as Emmerdale returns tonight, Meena will be seen rehearsing her lines. She’s intent on making an impression on the court, but not as the person we know her to be.

Meena doesn’t hold back as she portrays herself as an innocent victim. But will she be able to fool the jury into acquitting her? Expect plenty more of Meena’s trademark theatrics as she delivers an unmissable testimony.

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The village are on tenterhooks as the trial commences.  Tension spikes when Meena Jutla [PAIGE SANDHU] enters the courtroom, basking in the spotlight.

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Will Meena finally be brought to justice? (ITV)

Beyond Meena’s big moment, a nervous Wendy Posner (Susan Cookson) must also speak up as a character witness for the fellow nurse, who she previously liked and respected. She told a worried Liam that she had no intention of helping the killer, but she also refused to lie.

What will Wendy say on the stand? Will her contribution aid Meena’s case, or can she find a way to help the woman’s victims while being honest at the same time?

Find out exactly how the drama unfolds on Emmerdale tonight at 7:30pm.

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