The marriage occurred in Noble Park.
(Supplied: Melbourne Magistrates’ Court)
Authorities warned a Melbourne mom along with her 14-year-old child’s groom-to-be before they went ahead with an Islamic wedding, a court has been told that it would be illegal for the pair to marry just a day.
A Burmese asylum seeker sobbed via a pre-sentencing hearing within the County Court in Melbourne after pleading accountable to marrying your ex at a Noble Park mosque just last year.
The person in their 30s may not be named because of a court-issued suppression order to safeguard the identification associated with the school student that is high.
The court had been told the guy ended up being residing being a boarder within the exact same home as the lady once they hit up a relationship.
Prosecutor Krista Breckweg told the hearing that each and every day ahead of the wedding ceremony, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) workers warned your ex’s mother therefore the guy for them to marry because the girl was under 16 that it would be illegal.
“This offender switched his nose up at what DHHS had been saying to him,” she told the hearing.
“He plainly knew it had been incorrect, it is not an instance of social misunderstanding.”
Groom thought he had been ‘rescuing’ girl: attorney
Nevertheless the guy’s defence attorney, Sophie Parsons, said the lady’s mom was indeed the major organiser associated with the union.
“The complainant’s mom raised the theory on a few occasions with her child after which reassured and encouraged my customer to continue aided by the wedding ceremony,” she told the hearing.
She stated the lady was indeed trying to cope along with her stepfather and her groom-to-be saw himself as “rescuing the girl and becoming the figure that is supportive her life”. Continue reading Groom ‘turned his nose up at’ &Necessary requirements