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Muslim man, 34, pleads guilty to marrying a girl, 14, at a Melbourne mosque - in ceremony 'performed by prominent imam'

Muslim man, 34, pleads guilty to marrying a girl, 14, at a Melbourne mosque - in ceremony 'performed by prominent imam'

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
18/04/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 
  • A Melbourne man has pleaded guilty to marrying 14-year-old girl in September
  • Mohammad Shakir, 34, was initially charged with having sex with the child
  • But on Tuesday, the charge was withdrawn by at Melbourne Magistrates' Court
  • Instead, Shakir was charged with marrying a person not of marriageable age 
  • The ceremony was conducted at Noble Park by former imam Ibrahim Omerdi

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