Ilford woman appears in court charged with murder of eight-year-old Ayesha Ali

An Ilford woman appeared in court today charged with the murder of eight-year-old Ayesha Ali.

Kiki Muddar, 41, of Green Lane, entered no plea in a hearing at the Old Bailey after previously appearing at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Ayesha was found by paramedics with a head injury on August 29 at her home in Bedwell Court, Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Muddar was remanded in custody until a preliminary hearing at the Old Bailey on December 23.

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Ayesha’s mother Polly Chowdhury, 34, had previously been charged with the her daughter’s murder and will appear at the same court on November 19.

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