Viewers of ITV drama Honour were left sickened as the drama detailed the fate of real-life murder victim Banaz Mahmod.

A powerful moment in the drama came when a scene revealed harrowing details about what happened to Banaz and how she was murdered, with viewers seeing the reaction of investigator Det Supt Caroline Goode, played by Keeley Hawes.

The scene left viewers distressed as one of her killers had described Banaz's final moments as she was raped and tortured before her death.

As if this wasn't horrific enough, the drama's portrayal of how the system and local community failed to protect Banaz also left viewers truly shattered.

Taking to social media, fans shared their thoughts on the harrowing contents of the drama.

ITV's Honour saw the horrific fate of Banaz Mahmod revealed to Det Supt Caroline Goode (Keeley Hawes)

One viewer wrote on Twitter : "I’m watching #Honour on ITV and I’m all teared up man. It’s so upsetting.

"Banaz Mahmod was failed in the worst way and now she’s no longer here. This is why I feel so strongly about domestic abuse. It’s NOT a joke."

A different viewer of the show commented: " #honour watched it with a very heavy heart and anger in my mind how could the police let this happen a beautiful young woman murdered by her family for falling in love rip angel god bless ur sister for standing up @allthingshawes fabulous as always".

Viewers were sickened to hear about the fate of Banaz Mahmod

Meanwhile, another viewer tweeted: "This is a very hard watch, but a important watch. This poor woman was failed on all levels; by the police, the community and her own family. This evil practice is still prevalent and needs to be eradicated #honour#itv#honourkillings#BanazMahmod "

A fourth added: "Banaz Mahmod I am sickened and saddened with what they did to you I am so glad they faced Justice and we know their names, sick b******s may they rot in hell #Honour ".

Keeley Hawes was praised for her performance in the ITV drama

Elsewhere, praise was directed at Keeley Hawes' harrowing performance, with one noting: "Keeley Hawes is a phenomenal actor, the amount of emotion she holds in her expressions.

"Also love the analyst in this; no one ever thinks about the analysts who piece things together for police. The cinematography is great too. #Honour ".

Finally, one viewer concluded: "What happened to Banaz was absolutely horrific and sickening and evil. The poor, poor girl. It was a very tough watch. #Honour ".'

Honour is available now on ITV Hub.