A woman suffered a miscarriage after being struck by her husband bacuase she didn’t want to wear the veil

The man, a Muslim Moroccan with a regular job in Italy, has been sentenced for maltreatment, kidnapping and violence after he struck and locked up his wife in the house during the period 2004-05. Their marriage was an arranged one; at the time the woman was 16 while the man was 30. This raises doubts about the legitimacy of the marriage itself: Italian law, in fact, doesn’t permit other members of the family to reunite in Italy in a case like this, in which at least one spouse is still a teenager and there are doubts concerning the actual intention of the couple in getting married.