She fled to London and later claimed she could not understand her father’s heavy Bengali accent and may have misheard what he said.
The actress later gave a statement to the two suspects’ lawyer saying: ‘I dearly love my father and brother.
Having said that, you are going to be bound over to keep the peace. ‘You have got to be of good and peaceable behaviour towards your daughter.
‘It is a way of the court trying to bring order and peace in general and, in particular, to you and your family.’ Miss Azad, who was born in Manchester and is of Bengali descent, attended Xaverian College in the city.
Her father accepted to be bound over for £500 to keep the peace for 12 months.That sort of violence, domestic violence, can result, even for a man such as you, in imprisonment.’ The judge also directed not guilty verdicts be recorded on both defendants on the threat to kill charge.He told Mr Azad senior: ‘You leave this court without any findings of guilt against you.The actress’s brother was also charged with assault.But Miss Azad refused to testify and yesterday failed to turn up at their trial at Manchester Crown Court.