Thursday, November 23, 2017

Forced child marriage Australia: Melbourne man to be first person convicted under federal forced-marriage law | Herald Sun

Forced child marriage Australia: Melbourne man to be first person convicted under federal forced-marriage law | Herald Sun



HORROR CHILD BRIDE SLAVE TRADE MUST STOP



Her “husband” last month pleaded guilty to marrying the girl only after prosecutors dropped a sexual abuse charge.

It had been alleged the man had raped the girl in the days after the wedding ceremony.



The wedding was allegedly performed by prominent Melbourne imam Ibrahim Omerdic, who has been charged and will face court next month.

Both the Victorian Board of Imams and the Islamic Council of Victoria have publicly condemned the illegal marriages.

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