The sham wedding racket included the men ‘buying ladies’ from Slovakia
FOUR Pakistani males who defrauded great britain immigration system by organizing sham marriages with poverty-stricken “mail order” Slovakian brides have now been jailed for more than six years.
The sham wedding racket included the males buying women that are gypsy the united states to abuse their straight to European Union freedom of motion legislation.
Within times of showing up in England, the ladies – all aged between 16 and 18 – hitched the males, whom then submit an application for residency right here and aided the ladies claim advantages.
Some – including one bride that has simply turned 16 – even proceeded to give delivery to kids to bolster the claim that is father’s stay “on individual rights grounds”, prosecutors stated.
Shahid Mahboob, 32, Muhammed Farhan, 24, Hammed Khan, 26, and Nasir Khalil, 39, were jailed for an overall total of six years and something thirty days when they had been discovered bad of committing fraudulence by organizing sham marriages.
Shilpa Chauhan, Senior Crown Prosecutor for CPS North western, stated: “Shahid Mahboob and Nasir Khalil, that has over-stayed their permission to stay in the UK and Hammed Khan who’d only a short-term pupil visa, hitched their young brides in Gretna Green.