Unbelievably, as part of the plea bargain, he will NOT be charged with raping the child after their marriage, as charges were withdrawn by prosecutors in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.
UK DAILY MAIL (h/t Valerie C) Mohammad Shakir, 34, is charged with going through a formal ceremony of marriage with a person not of marriageable age at Noble Park last September.
The ceremony was conducted in Noble Park by former imam Ibrahim Omerdic, 61, who also faces charges relating to the illegal marriage. He will front court in May for a contested hearing.
The girl is in a ‘fragile state’ and has ‘ongoing health issues’, prosecutor Ranjani Padmanabhan told Melbourne Magistrates Court in February.
If you think that’s bad, get a load of this: