A videotape commonly circulated on social networking showing the wedding celebration of a under-thirteen yr old woman and a 22-year-old man has forced a local judicial official in Iran to declare the wedding null and void until further notice.
“The wedding agreement involving the two is canceled, until a court choice in the case,” the state, Hassan Negin Taji announced on Monday, September 2.
The videotape shows a kid from the village in Kohgilouyeh&Boyer Ahmad province in bride-to-be gown surrounded by well-wishers encouraging her to state “we do,” to your groom that is 22-year-old. Officials say your ex is eleven, but media that are social have actually stated this woman is nine yrs old.
After a barrage of jokes by spectators concerning the amount of cash usually compensated to your bride for saying, “we do,” the bride that is underage delivers the mandatory response, followed closely by a lasting cheer through the guests.
Talking about the Islamic Republic guidelines, Negin Taji insisted that the wedding had been legitimately null and void, and also the groom, the bride’s guardian as well as the clergyman involved with finalizing the marriage had committed a criminal activity. Their situations have already been delivered to court to be managed.
If discovered responsible the accused (the lady’s guardian, the groom, plus the clergy) face half a year to couple of years in jail. Continue reading