Coronation Street spoilers follow.
Coronation Street a finally revealed the verdict of The trial of Yasmeen Metcalfe in tonight’s hour-long episode (December 7), which kicked off the week of the ITV soap opera’s 60th anniversary.
After several days where she and her relatives were questioned at the booth, Yasmeen (Shelley King) was found not guilty of attempted murder against her controlling husband Geoff Metcalfe, after attorney Imran Habeeb (Charlie de Melo) presented one final piece of evidence that revealed Geoff’s true nature.
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In the courtroom, Imran presented new evidence against Geoff (Ian Bartholomew), showing him a clip captured on CCTV at Weatherfield General Hospital that showed a man who looked exactly like Geoff visiting the medical facility.
The footage appeared to support Elaine’s claim that Geoff had stopped by the mental health department to threaten her last week, after hearing she was planning to speak out against him.
Interviewing Geoff at the stand, Imran pointed out that the man in the CCTV footage appeared to be deliberately trying to hide his identity by constantly rubbing his face, and he also drew attention to evidence that Geoff had parked his car in parking nearby. the same day.
As expected, Geoff insisted the man in question wasn’t him but later changed his story, blaming his bad memory. While Geoff then claimed he was visiting some patients, claiming it was one of his duties as the hospital’s radio volunteer DJ, he was subsequently unable to name a single patient who could support his version of events.
As the lawyer’s questioning grew more and more intense, Geoff grew more and more angry and ended up coming back to Imran and lashing out over Yasmeen, showing his true colors and confirming that Yasmeen, Alya (Sair Khan), Tim (Joe Duttine) and Elaine (Paula Wilcox)) had always been truthful about his behavior.
After the lawyers gave their closing remarks, the jury finally found Yasmeen not guilty of attempted murder and the judge told an emotional Yasmeen that she was free to go, as Geoff walked out of the room in a rage. blinded.
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Later, Geoff confronted Yasmeen outside the courtroom and asked if she would let him take her home so they could get back to normal, suggesting that the two could put their relationship back on them. rails if she just gave him a second chance.
Yasmeen refused and later told Imran and Alya that she feared she would never be truly released from Geoff, before eventually deciding to go to the police to press charges against Geoff.
Geoff, meanwhile, got in touch with his new lover Christine and told her he wanted them to move to Cyprus as soon as possible, before ending on a disturbing note explaining that he had to first sort out some details.
What is Geoff Planning?
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