Texas parents poured hot oil on daughter for refusing marriage

This 16-year-old refused to submit to an arranged marriage So her parents allegedly poured hot cooking oil on her body Authorities say the parents of Maarib Al Hishmawi physically abused the teen In addition to the oil, the sheriff says, Maarib’s parents beat her with broomsticks and choked her until she was unconscious The only way that this young lady could bring an end to this abuse was to verbally agree to become a party to this marriage. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar Maarib, whose family moved to the U.S. from Iraq two years ago, was set to marry a man in another city in exchange for $20,000 The parents face charges of continuous family violence The man Maarib was supposed to marry could also face charges

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