(No original news source was cited however)
As a Muslim Cleric brutally assaulted and threatened to murder his own daughter because she had a boyfriend, Once again it would appear that even those highly regarded in the Muslim Community are not exempt from the violence, intimidation, segregation and breach of the Law that goes with the territory.
Muslim Cleric Abid Hussain, 56, who runs a mosque at Longsight in Manchester, assaulted his 16-year-old daughter Rabiyah Abid after she refused to follow the tradition of arranged marriage orchestrated by her father, according to a report in a newspaper on Saturday.
Rabiya was to be wed to the son of Hussain’s sister in Pakistan, aged 15, reported The Daily Mail.
The father-of-five was reported to have been overwhelmed by rage and insult when he found out his daughter had a boyfriend in the U.K. Hussain is alleged to have grabbed her by the throat and said: “Follow my rules or I’ll kill you”