According to Reuters, a Phoenix women was recently arrested on allegations that she padlocked her 19-year-old daughter to a bed and burned the girl’s hands and chest after the daughter refused to marry the thirty-eight-year-old groom her parents picked out for her.  The girl’s younger sister was also arrested for allegedly holding the victim down during the assault.

READ MORE: David Schwartz, Phoenix Police Arrest Iraqi Woman for Burning Daughter, Reuters (February 16, 2012).

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