Raped woman married-off for money and visa, court told

Raped woman married-off for money and visa, court told
 

A woman who suffered a head injury when she was raped was married-off by her father for money, a court heard.
The marriage also took place to improve her husband's immigration status, London's Court of Protection heard.
Mr Justice Baker decided the Islamic marriage was "arranged entirely" by the man and the woman's father.
He said the marriage took place at Northampton Islamic Centre when the woman was vulnerable to influence and ruled it was invalid under English law.
The judge analysed the case at a hearing where issues relating to people who lack the mental capacity to make... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 46
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