Family Arrested in Forced Marriage Kidnapping Conspiracy

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  • Father and son Khaled Abughanem, 50, and Waleed Abughanem, 32, both of Lackawanna, N.Y., were arrested and charged with conspiracy to kidnap persons in a foreign country.
  • According to the criminal complaint, Khaled and his son attempted to trick his daughter into traveling to Yemen in an attempt to force her into an arranged marriage.
  • The victim’s father and brother allegedly discussed killing her if she did not abide by their wishes.
  • The charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison. Read More

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