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Daughters tortured in Ajman by Jordanian father and aunts tell their story

Five girls were held captive in Ajman and tortured by their father and his two sisters. In an exclusive video interview with Gulf News, the daughters and their mother share their horrific ordeal.

Comments (13)

  1. Added 20:59 July 16, 2013

    This Jordanian father has no mercy on his heart and he is not a good human being to live in this society who tortured his own daughters he should be punished.

    Saheb Ali Khan, Abu Dhabi- INDIA, United Arab Emirates

  2. Added 20:17 July 16, 2013

    I have 6 lovely daughters..we brought them up with good education with love and care..even my husband will sell his soul he will die loving our childrens...why do people love only male children??? if no more female their will be men in the future..they also came from female (mother) why they r so cruel to human being?

    acel, lahore, Pakistan

  3. Added 18:36 July 16, 2013

    This case should be looked by the concerened authorities . Islam is the religion which strictly forbids such acts of violence. Good work Gulfnews to outline such cases and indeed helping the needy . May Allah give them happy and prosperous life .

    Muhammad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

  4. Added 16:58 July 16, 2013

    The failures of humanity to differentiate between good and evil is at it's epitome. Nature has created all living beings equal but circumstances and teachings make us choose our paths of violence and peace. The scars caused today can deviate anyone to choose between these paths and it is important to cutlivate tolerance and respect into the next generation. Man and woman are both special in their own ways and one must acknowledge and accept this fact, as this is the foundation of any family life. Peace be with this family and may they be guided in choosing the right path to sculpt their destiny.

    Anup Mathew, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  5. Added 16:25 July 16, 2013

    It's really saddening to see such cases. How can a father treat his own daughters so badly? Being the father of two wonderful girls, I was really upset when I saw this. I hope UAE Govt takes strict action against the accused. May Allah protect the mother and the girls.

    Jamshid Nalakath, Muscat, Oman

  6. Added 15:50 July 16, 2013

    That's so so so bad. I would like such men to be asked and punished strictly for being so rude with his Daughters and Wife.

    Muhammad Ayaz, Abu Dhabi, Pakistan

  7. Added 14:54 July 16, 2013

    Very sad to read this news and to sadly understand that we still live around people that worry more about gender of child rather than the beauty and happiness these kids bring to our life. When the world moves ahead with modernization the cost of the same is reflected on people such as these who tarnish the image of men around the world. I wont suggest or request for particular punishment. Let the law decide the most suitable punishment. Look forward to keeping a close watch on the developments.

    Arun, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  8. Added 14:42 July 16, 2013

    It's unbelievable that such barbaric people still have a place to live in. Such people need to be dealt with severe punishments. They have no moral virtues in their lives, they are mere beasts of the modern world. It's a shame on humanity. The suffering mother and her daughters deserve good and equal rights to living and education. May Allah shower all his mercy on them.

    Abdul Salim, Doha, Qatar

  9. Added 14:10 July 16, 2013

    The video is heart touching. How these beautiful girls be beaten like this? They need freedom, they need to go to school, they need to enjoy like any other child. The father may be earning well too, then why does he need a male child? How can he believe that such a son will live up to his expectations. There is story. There is a newly-wed couple, and the husband says to his wife do not open the bedroom door, doesn’t matter if her parents knock the door. After a while, his parents knock the door and the wife tries to move but he reminds her of the promise. Later her parents knock the door and again she moves towards the door, he reminds her again. Finally, she does not care for anything and opens the door. At that time, he embraces his wife and says, “I want a girl child”. This shows that at the end of our lives, it is the daughters who take care of their parents. So why is he hurting this girls? Let him give a bit of love now and you will see these daughters will love him more than anything forgetting their nightmares. The world will live only on LOVE or Almighty will bring some other subjects reject us. This guy need to be punished and his sisters too so that these girls and their mother get justice. This family needs to live a good life as their mother pleads. I'm sure the Honorable Rulers surely will help and i have no doubt on it.

    Sharief, Abudhabi, India

  10. Added 13:48 July 16, 2013

    Cannot believe human beings have become so rude and daring to torture their loved ones. Allah will punish them if they escape here in earth.

    Fairoz, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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