Clerics’ actions stop sham marriages
TWO priests prevented a Nigerian student from staging a sham
wedding to beat the immigration rules.
Chimezie Emeronye entered the UK legally, but her student visa
expired before her university course ended. She attempted to
arrange a marriage with Pavel Gabco, from the Czech Republic, whom
she had never met. Two priests became suspicious, however, and
contacted the authorities.
The couple first contacted the Team Vicar, the Revd Tim
Ferguson, in May 2010, at the Venerable ...
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