West Yorks teen suffered physical abuse over forced marriage

    A West Yorkshire teenager allegedly suffered physical abuse in a bid to enter her into a forced marriage in Bangladesh.

    Leeds Crown Court heard how the 19-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was lured on a sham holiday to Bangladesh in July 2016.

    Her parents are on trial via a Bengal interpreter. They both deny charges of attempting to coerce their daughter into marrying without her consent.

    The trial continues.

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