POLICE are investigating the death of Ranveer Gulati and Suki Panesar becomes their prime suspect.
The businesswoman faces a potential murder charge as she gets arrested. Get the lowdown on the EastEnders drama for this week.
Suki Panesar gets accused of murdering Ranveer Gulati
She was previously brought in for questioning
Ravi Gulati is responsible for Ranveer’s death
But Suki recently admitted she killed the businessman
1. Suki gets arrested
Suki Panesar hit Ranveer over the head after he had tried to rape her – but she’s actually not responsible for his death.
Questioned by the police in recent scenes, the character played by Balvinder Sopal tried to throw the authorities off her scent.
The late businessman was actually killed by thug Ravi Gulati (Aaron Thiara) who has been trying to get his hands on his money alongside secret lover Nina Gupta (Hersha Verity).
Ravi let Suki believe she murdered Ranveer, leading to her spiralling in previous instalments of the BBC One soap.
Coming up, when Suki arrives home with her son Kheerat (Jaz Deol), she finds her estranged husband Nish preparing a meal.
But the family happiness is short-lived.
The Panesar clan are stunned when the police arrive to arrest Suki for murdering Ranveer.
Suki gets questioned again while her nearest and dearest fret.
Kheerat is desperate to save his mother
2. Kheerat makes a shock discovery
Meanwhile, Kheerat points the finger at Ravi, who is nowhere to be found.
But being present for his mother causes trouble within his relationship with Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner).
Stacey is annoyed when Kheerat ignores her but soon finds out what happened, offering him support.
The police then search No.5A while Nina heads to the surgery.
Ash Panesar then joins her, breaking down as she worries she may lose her mother.
Soon enough, shocking revelations come to light and Kheerat is more than ready to go to drastic lengths to save Suki.
Sam is shocked when her ex Don rocks up the Square with a demand
3. Sam’s ex arrives in Walford
Elsewhere, Sam Mitchell’s (Kim Medcalf) money woes continue this week as Mitch Baker (portrayed by Roger Griffiths) has an awkward encounter with her.
She then goes to desperate measures to get her hands on some cash and Zack Hudson (James Farrar) is shocked when she demands the money she gave him for the car by the end of the week.
But a face from her past will come back to haunt her.
Kat Slater (Jessie Wallace) finds a random man in her kitchen and immediately confronts him – only to find out it’s Don, Sam’s ex-partner.
Don is then seen in local wine bar Peggy’s, where he reveals his motive behind his arrival in Walford.
Sam panics, and tries to cover but she only manages to dig herself a deeper hole by telling Don she still loves him.
To make things more harrowing, Jack Branning (Scott Maslen) refuses to help her, prompting her to turn to Zack with another one of her ideas.
Unfortunately for her, Zack also refuses to be embroiled into one of her schemes and Sam feels hopeless.
She finds herself outside – and bumps into Don putting on an extravagant display.
Sam questions what he’s doing and is speechless when he proposes to her.
Later on in Peggy’s, she drops a bombshell on Don.
What does the schemer have in mind?
Could Linda and Alfie get closer?
4. Alfie makes a move on Linda
Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) tries to move on from her marriage with Mick – but could she find love in the arms of Alfie Moon (Shane Richie)?
Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) arranges a blind date for her pal Linda and Alfie offers some words of support.
Unfortunately, Linda is deflated when her blind date fails to show.
Alfie, wanting to cheer her up, steps in and buys her a drink… with an annoyed Mick watching them from afar.
The Vic landlord takes drastic action, feeling threatened by Alfie’s presence.
Is Mick fully committed to Janine?
5. Mick is furious
In later scenes, Mick and Linda reminisce about buying the Vic and when Alfie arrives for his shift, the landlord is determined to push him away from his former wife.
Mick gets revenge by telling Alfie he is no longer needed in the pub.
However, he later apologises to Alfie for letting him go before becoming annoyed again when the latter questions if Janine is really the woman he loves.
Is Mick committed to Janine?
Could he rekindle his romance with Linda?
Whitney reflects on her love life
6. Whitney is ready for romance
Whitney Dean (Shona McGarty) was recently seen sharing palpable chemistry with Finlay Baker.
Finlay and his brother Felix moved in with Chelsea and Whitney – but could the house share lead to anything serious?
Whitney will be thinking it all through in scenes due to air this week, as she feels disgruntled about her love life.
She’s soon distracted by a shock discovery about Zack Hudson (James Farrar), who is also continuously bumping into troublemaker Sam Mitchell.
After her discovery, Whitney is surprised to catch Zack in deep thought about his situation.
Lola’s days in Walford are numbered
7. Lola returns to the Square
After an unsuccessful brain operation, Lola Pearce (Danielle Harold) was left with her days numbered.
Coming up, Callum Highway (Tony Clay) encourages Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) to tell Lexi the truth about Lola’s prognosis.
Instead, Ben throws himself into research for any treatment options.
Later on, at the hospital, everyone rallies round Lola and Callum suggests Ben moves back in with him to help support Lexi.
Lola is touched by his support and gets ready to go home.
But while her health is on the line, she asserts to her boyfriend Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick) that she refuses to be coddled upon her return to Walford.
She immediately suggests that they go out for lunch.
How will everyone cope with her condition?
EastEnders airs from Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm.