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Girl married off ‘over fear of IS’

Bahrain News
Wed, 23 Nov 2016
By NOOR ZAHRA


A SYRIAN man claimed he was forced to marry off his young daughter to her cousin because he feared she would be taken as a sex slave by the Islamic State, the GDN has learnt.  He made the claims yesterday when prosecutors questioned him and an 18-year-old Syrian claiming to be the girl’s husband.