UK girl threatened to be 'taken to Pakistan and killed' if she refused to marry

Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): A teenage girl has lodged a complaint with the police in the United Kingdom saying that she was being forced to marry a man and would be taken to Pakistan and killed if she refused to marry.

According to media reports, the a 16-year-old turned up at the police station on her wedding night and claimed she had been forced to marry a man she had only met once, reports The Express Tribune.

The girl fled her wedding reception, which was attended by up to 1,000 guests, and arrived at a police station "in her pyjamas and in a distressed state".

Luton County Court, which was hearing the case, was told that the girl expressed fears to the police that she would be shot and everybody back home would be told it was suicide.

Two women were accused in the case of conspiring to force the girl to marry, breaching court orders issued earlier banning any arranged wedding.

Counsels representing the accused women denied the accusations. (ANI)


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