A couple blackmailed a Muslim girl by threatening to show her family pictures of her in Western dress.
The woman, in her 20s, wore a veil in public in line with her parents’ strict beliefs.
But she changed into a T-shirt and jeans for an “innocent” but secret seaside day trip with Emal Ismaeli and Joanne Richards.
Asylum seeker, Ismaeli 34, and ex-wife Richards, 22, claimed she owed £7,000 they lent during their friendship. They threatened to show the photos to her family and fiancÃ© unless she paid them back, Wolverhampton crown court was told.
The pair, from Lye, West Mids, admitted blackmail. Ismaeli was jailed for 15 months. Richards got 12 months.
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