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Arizona mom accused of burning teen's face for refusing arranged marriage to older man
An Iraqi mother accused of beating her teenage daughter for not going along with an arranged marriage pleaded not guilty Monday in a case police said involved burning the teen on her face and chest with a hot spoon.
Yusra Farhan, 50, entered the plea to charges of aggravated assault, unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest.
The daughter, 19, refused to participate in an arranged marriage with a 38-year-old man, authorities said.
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