Couple convicted for luring daughter to forced marriage, Sky News, 29th May 2018

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

A man and a woman have been convicted of forcing their 19-year-old daughter to marry her first cousin, leaving her “almost suicidal”.

The couple had lured their daughter to Bangladesh in 2016, telling her they were going for a six-week holiday to visit family and celebrate Eid.

But hours after she arrived the girl’s father revealed he had found her a husband – telling her he had “planned this for years” and paid for university for the “really suitable” match.

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