Late January Maarib Al Hishmawi, 16 was reported missing after she had been last seen at Taft High School in Bexar County. Mid March she was found and taken into the care of child protective services along with her five siblings, as reported by KSAT.
The parents Abdulah Fahmi Al Hishmawi 34 and Hamdiyah Saha Al Hishmawi 33, had mercilessly beaten her with a broomstick, pouring hot oil on her body because she refused to agree to a previously arranged marriage with a man from Dallas.
The parents agreed on $20,000 in exchange of the marriage of their own child.
Parents face charges of continuous abuse of a family member, they have been taken into custody on Friday.
Police reported that they still don’t know what to do with the man who the girl was arranged to, but he will probably face charges as well.