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Kidnap accused family walk free from court

  • 15 February 2013
  • From the section London

A family accused of kidnapping a relative's boyfriend have been cleared.

Balvinder Singh, 42, Rani Landa, 42, Lakhanpal Landa, 21, Hemat Landa, 40, Chamkh Singh, 42, Kamaljit Singh, 33, and a 16 year-old walked free from Isleworth Crown Court.

Paveet Landa, 20, of Ilford, accused her family of kidnap after running away with Ramanjit Singh to avoid an arranged marriage.

The jury cleared the family of all charges.

Ms Landa's father Balvinder Singh also had charges of making threats to kill Harjinder Singh and unlawful possession of a knife dropped.

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