In the tenth and final episode of British Murders Season 3, I tell the story of sisters Sabah and Saima Khan.
On May 23, 2016, Sabah brutally murdered her older sister Saima at their shared family home in Luton, England.
Sabah had been having an affair with Saima's husband Hafeez for a period of 4 years and felt that she could have him to herself if Saima was taken out of the picture.
Saima was stabbed a total of 68 times by her younger sister in an attack that lasted a total of 8 minutes.
Sabah Khan was sentenced to life imprisonment in October 2017 with a minimum term to serve of 22 years before she is eligible for parole.
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