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Emmerdale spoilers: Meena Jutla gives a killer performance in court!

Meena
Meena Jutla takes to the stand but will she admits to any of her killings and crimes? (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Meena Jutla serves up her side of the story in Wednesday's episode (ITV, 7.30pm see our TV Guide for full listings).

Having been banged up for weeks on end, Meena's had ages to prepare for her moment to speak out in court. And she's been looking forward to it. 

So when her barrister advised her not to take the stand during her trial, after days of listening to various witnesses speak out, Meena refused. But will she live to regret her decision?

Planning to make out she's meek and mild-mannered, Meena arrives in the courtroom fresh from her prison cell where she's been rehearsing her performance like mad.

Ever the master manipulator she soon has everyone hanging off her every word as the likes of Liam, Leyla and co watch on in horror. The jury lap up the act. 

Meena

Meena pretends to be meek and mild. (Image credit: ITV)

Meena murders Leanna Emmerdale

The real Meena: a serial killer who threw Leanna Cavanagh from a bridge. (Image credit: ITV)

Liam

Liam, Leyla and co are aghast as Meena puts on a show, seemingly fooling the jury. (Image credit: ITV)

Will the serial killer's act save herself from a life behind bars?

At Smithy, Rhona is exhausted. 

Since Marlon had his stroke, she's been juggling a gazillion plates. In between visits to see her fiance in hospital, Rhona's been looking after the kids and her mum and attempting to hold down her job. It's just too much.

Marlon

Rhona's running herself ragged what with hospital visits to see Marlon and the demands of running a family and a business. (Image credit: ITV)

As Bear pitches in and heads to the hospital to spend time with Marlon, Rhona is crumbling at home. She's determined to hide her struggle from her family but can how much longer can the vet keep up the act?

Rhona

Exhausted and overloaded: how much longer can Rhona hold it together before she cracks? (Image credit: ITV)

Elsewhere. Belle begins a new journey and starts training to become a meditation teacher. She's bored at the B&B and wants more from her life.

Emmerdale continues weeknights from 7.30pm on ITV.

  • Rhona Goskirk - Zoe Henry 
  • Paddy Kirk - Dominic Brunt 
  • Kim Tate - Claire King 
  • Harriet Finch - Katherine Dow Blyton 
  • Eric Pollard - Chris Chittell 
  • Bear Wolf - Joshua Richards 
  • Jai Sharma - Chris Bisson 
  • Rishi Sharma - Bhasker Patel 
  • Priya Kotecha - Fiona Wade 
  • Jacob Gallagher - Joe-Warren Plant 
  • Wendy Posner - Susan Cookson 
  • Bob Hope - Tony Audenshaw 
  • Amy Wyatt - Natalie Ann Jamieson 
  • Liam Cavanagh - Jonny McPherson 
  • Leyla Cavanagh - Roxy Shahidi
  • Rodney Blackstock - Patrick Mower 
  • Brenda Walker - Lesley Dunlop 
  • Matty Barton- Ash Palmisciano
  • Amelia Spencer - Daisy Campbell 
  • Dan Spencer - Liam Fox 
  • April Windsor - Amelia Flanagan 
  • Nate Robinson - Jurrell Carter 
  • Dawn Fletcher - Olivia Bromley 
  • Manpreet Jutla - Rebecca Sarker 
  • Ryan Stocks - James Moore
  • Billy Fletcher - Jay Kontzle 
  • Will Taylor - Dean Andrews 
  • Mackenzie Barton - Lawrence Robb 
  • Bernice Blackstock - Sam Giles
  • Marlon Dingle - Mark Charnock
  • Zak Dingle - Steve Halliwell
  • Mandy Dingle - Lisa Riley
  • Vinny Dingle - Bradley Johnson
  • Liv Dingle - Isobel Steele
  • Cain Dingle - Jeff Hordley
  • Moira Dingle - Natalie J Robb
  • Chas Dingle - Lucy Pargeter
  • Belle Dingle - Eden Taylor-Draper
  • Charity Dingle - Emma Atkins
  • Sam Dingle - James Hooten
  • Lydia Dingle - Karen Blick 
  • Noah Dingle - Jack Downham
  • Samson Dingle - Sam Hall
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