The sentencing of six family members of the Ditta family who admitted attempting to kidnap their sister's partner has begun.
The court has been told that Nazma Ditta's family could not accept that she was in a gay relationship and that they had arranged for her to marry her cousin.
Granada Report's correspondent Elaine Wilcox has been in court.
Three sisters are seen on CCTV trying to force their sister's partner into a car, Aftah Ditta in full Islamic dress punches her in the face
Nazma Ditta was threatened by her sisters as she planned to leave home. They said ' just wait til we get hold of you', ' I am dead to you'
CCTV shows victim's partner punched & kicked as they tried to drag her into a car by her hair. He work colleague was threatened with knife
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