Sheriff fears for teen after Muslim dad who pulled a knife on his daughter walks free
Regime Ahmmad, who pulled a knife on daughter Shyvonne after she shared a bed with a male pal, dodged jail, as Sheriff Valerie Johnston said her hands were tied over sentencing.
A sheriff yesterday told of her fears for a teenager whose Muslim dad pulled a knife on her – but let him walk free.
Valerie Johnston said her instinct was to send Regime Ahmmad to prison but added that her hands were tied over how long she could jail him for.
She said Ahmmad, 49, would be "released in a very short period of time due to the system that operates" and said that offered little future protection to his daughter Shyvonne, 18.
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