Afshan Azad’s Brother Put in Jail

Jan 22, 2011

Posted by: Mel


The brother of Afshan Azad (Padma Patil) has been put in jail for assaulting Ms. Azad June of last year:

The brother of Harry
Potter actress Afshan Azad was jailed on Friday for six months for
attacking his sister after discovering she was dating a non-Muslim.

The actress, who now lives in London, had asked the court not to jail her older brother.

But judge Roger Thomas sent him to prison for six months after he pleaded guilty to the assault.

“This persistent attack was accompanied by serious and very hurtful abuse and threats,” the judge told the defendant.

background to this offence lies in the concern that you, and perhaps
other family members, had about Afshan’s relationship with a young man
who was not of the Islamic faith.”

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