Fiaz Munshi could begin giving evidence today in her trial for murder at Oxford Crown Court.
The 38-year-old denies being involved in starting a fire which killed Anum Khan, eight, and her brother Majid, 15, at a house in Magdalen Road, East Oxford, on August 26, 1997.
The defence is expected to begin presenting its case to the jury today following legal arguments at the end of last week.
Munshi is remanded in custody.
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