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Broker held for marrying off Hyd girl to Omanese beggar

Broker held for marrying off Hyd girl to Omanese beggar (Representative image) A woman was on Monday arrested for allegedly facilitating marriage of a 28-year-old to a ‘rich’ Arab ‘shaikh’ from Oman who turned out to be a beggar | Reuters
  • The broker, identified as Sajida Begum, told the victim’s parents that the sheikh is a rich person and made them believe that after marriage she will get a job abroad—Hyderabad Police

A woman was on Monday arrested for allegedly facilitating marriage of a 28-year-old to a ‘rich’ Arab ‘sheikh’ from Oman who turned out to be a beggar, police said.

“The broker, identified as Sajida Begum, told the victim’s parents that the sheikh is a rich person and made them to believe that after marriage she can seek an employment in a Gulf country.

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Accordingly, the marriage was performed in August last year,” stated a release from Hyderabad Police.

However, the woman who went to Oman with her husband later found that he was a beggar, and informed her parents in Hyderabad.

“The issue was brought to the notice of the police by the victim’s father in November last year and a cheating case was registered. The accused woman broker was arrested during the course of investigation,” it stated.

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Police said the efforts were on to bring the victim back to Hyderabad.

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Topics : #Telangana | #Fraud

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