A mother-of-four was brutally murdered by her husband after she continued to see a friend he forbade her from visiting, a court has heard.
Sinead Wooding, 26, was found dead in woodland in Leeds earlier this year. Her husband, Akshar Ali, is on trial for her murder.
A court heard this week how Ms Wooding had converted to the Muslim faith before meeting Ali, who she married in an Islamic ceremony in February 2015.
But the couple had a ‘volatile’ relationship and Ali ordered her not to visit family members and a female friend, Leeds Crown Court heard.
Ali, 27, and his friend Yasmin Ahmed are on trial for murdering Ms Wooding in a knife and hammer attack. The victim’s mother-in-law and brother-in-law are accused of helping to dispose of her body.
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