Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Brooklyn Woman Caught in Bizarre Web of Kidnapping, Forced Marriage and Murder in Pakistan

A 22-year-old Brooklyn woman said she was kidnapped and held captive for three years in Pakistan, where she was forced to marry, according to the NY Times and other sources.

She recently escaped with the help of a sympathetic relatives and the American Embassy, according to the NY Post -- but her father was caught on tape threatening to kill the relatives in retaliation.

On Monday, the Pakistani police reported that two relatives of the woman had been fatally shot, and that another had been severely injured.

The woman's father, Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry, 60, a yellow cabdriver, was arrested outside his home on Monday and charged with communicating threats and filing false immigration documents, according to the Times.

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