Sunita and Karl’s sordid on-off affair is finally exposed next week when the pair find themselves alone in the Rovers
Earlier, despite Dev’s efforts to get his partner out of the pub, Sunita’s determined to stay put and flirt with Karl…
…especially as Stella is on a night out with Eva and Leanne
With the coast clear, Karl and Sunita are soon getting passionate – only for Stella and her daughters to return unexpectedly!
Later that night, Stella drags Sunita from her home and demands to know how long the affair has been going on
Still seething, Stella decides it’s time Dev knew exactly what has been going on behind his back!
Lloyd’s attempts to calm the situation are in vain
Hearing a commotion outside, Dev emerges from his corner shop
As Stella explains what has been going on, Dev struggles to take in the truth of his wife’s betrayal
Shattered, he tries to get Sunita away from Stella
However, Stella is going nowhere without a final parting shot at her love rival
Back home, Sunita tells Dev she loves Karl and packs her bags. But a tearful Dev begs her to stay
It’s not long before Dev has the opportunity to confront Karl
But can he afford to lose control with his children looking on?
Full of rage and frustration, a drunken Dev returns to the shop…
His world falling apart, he goes berserk!
Seeing no future without Sunita, he lashes out
Emotionally and physically drained, Dev finally slumps to the floor, bottle in hand
Sinking further into depression, he begins to contemplate ending it all
Will Dev really kill himself and leave his children fatherless? Watch the drama unfold on Coronation Street from Monday, July 23 on ITV1