London couple from Afghanistan who threatened to kill their daughter for refusing forced marriage had told her they would ‘cut her head off’ if she went to the authorities

A couple threatened to kill their daughter if she rejected a forced marriage and behead her if she contacted authorities for help.

A judge has since granted a temporary forced marriage protection order, banning the parents from leaving Britain, after the local authority in Croydon, London, said it ‘did not trust them an inch’ and feared younger children in the family would be spirited out of England if they were able to leave.

The woman, known as S, claims she was subjected to violence and pressure to marry and was told by her mother she would be beheaded if she went to the authorities for help after speaking to them in 2005. File picture

The girl, known as S, claims she suffered repeated violence at the hands of her parents and grandmother as a teenager and was told she would be killed if she refused to marry abroad as this would ‘bring dishonour on the family.

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