Father jailed for nine months because he made his daughters take up skiing to lose weight

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An Italian father has been jailed for nine months for forcing his teenage daughters to go on a macrobiotic diet and do intensive skiing because they were ‘too fat’.

The father, from Turin, was yesterday found guilty of mistreating his daughters between 2008 and 2011.

The 53-year-old’s daughters, now aged 17 and 20, would spend weekends with him after he separated from their mother.

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