Pakistani males jailed wedding for wedding scam exploiting EU free-movement guidelines
The sham wedding racket included the men ‘buying ladies’ from Slovakia
FOUR men that are pakistani defrauded the united kingdom immigration system by organizing sham marriages with poverty-stricken «mail purchase» Slovakian brides have already been jailed for more than six years.
The sham wedding racket included the males buying gypsy women from the nation to abuse their directly to European Union freedom of motion legislation.
The women – all aged between 16 and 18 – married the men, who then apply for residency here and helped the women claim benefits within days of arriving in England.
Some – including one bride that has simply turned 16 – even proceeded to give delivery to young ones to bolster the father’s claim to stay «on human rights grounds», prosecutors stated.
Shahid Mahboob, 32, Muhammed Farhan, 24, Hammed Khan, 26, and Nasir Khalil, 39, were jailed for a complete of six years plus one after they were found guilty of committing fraud by arranging sham marriages month.
Shilpa Chauhan, Senior Crown Prosecutor for CPS North western, stated: “Shahid Mahboob and Nasir Khalil, that has over-stayed their permission to be in the united kingdom and Hammed Khan who’d just a short-term student visa, married their young brides in Gretna Green.
«the ladies have been from extremely backgrounds that are poor been brought in to the nation in a mail purchase kind situation.
«They had held it’s place in Britain a really short period of time them only a matter of days before they were married, some of.
«Muhammad Farhan assisted Hammed Khan to prepare their sham wedding.