Forced marriage: Parents guilty of luring daughter to Bangladesh

Forced marriage: Parents guilty of luring daughter to Bangladesh
 

A couple have been found guilty of luring their 19-year-old daughter to Bangladesh in an attempt to force her to marry her first cousin and have a baby with him.
Leeds Crown Court heard the teenager was lured to the country on a sham holiday in July 2016.
She was rescued after she texted her location to her boyfriend, who then told West Yorkshire Police.
The parents, who cannot be named, were convicted of forced marriage.
They were also found guilty of one count of using violence, threats or coercion to force their daughter into marriage, following a three-week trial.
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29 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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