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Hollyoaks spoilers: Mysterious newcomer, Shaqeel Qureshi, arrives in the village!

Cleo McQueen and Shaq in Hollyoaks

Misbah Maalik's nephew, Shaqeel, makes a dramatic entrance to Hollyoaks!

There is a mystery new person in Hollyoaks in tonight’s episode on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

The newcomer, dressed in an ornate wedding outfit, comes bolting into the village while being chased by two men. It seems the man has run away from his own wedding!

Shaq arrives in Hollyoaks

Shaq, dressed in his wedding outfit, is on the run

While he is hiding from his chasers, he overhears a private conversation between Verity Hutchison (Eva O’Hara) and Diane Hutchinson (Alex Fletcher) that is deeply damaging and could completely destroy a couple.

Verity has been lying to fiancé, Sami that she is pregnant but so far, only Diane knows the truth.

Shaq Maalik arrives in Hollyoaks

Verity Hutchinson and Diane have a heart to heart and discuss their BIG secrets

The man on the run is later revealed to be Sami Maalik’s cousin, Shaqeel Qureshi, known as 'Shaq'.

Will Shaq (played by Omar Malik) tell Sami about the incriminating conversation he overheard?

Verity Hutchinson in Hollyoaks

Verity Hutchinson hasn't been honest with fiancé Sami Maalik

Meanwhile, Mercedes McQueen’s (Jennifer Metcalfe) dreams of becoming ‘Dee Valley Business Woman of The Year’ are put in jeopardy when her jealous step-daughter, Cher Winters (Bethannie Hare) decides to go up against her to win the prize.

Cher Winters in Hollyoaks

Cher Winters decides to go head-to-head with step-mum Mercedes

However things aren’t plain sailing for resentful Cher, and in a fit of rage, she suddenly turns violent towards Mercedes!

Elsewhere, a vulnerable Ollie Morgan (Gabriel Clark) is playing with fire with drugs boss Victor Brothers (Benjamin O’Mahony).

Can anyone save Ollie before it’s too late?

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm