Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Police accused four Slovaks of purpose weddings

A purpose wedding is defined as a form of human smuggling.

(Source: SME)

Investigators from the Foreigner’s Police accused four Slovaks of the crime of human smuggling leading to a wedding of purpose.

In the first case Marián B. from Eastern Slovakia was accused, spokesperson for the police, Denisa Baloghová informed.

“For marrying a woman from Ukraine he should have received a family house in Nižné Nemecké,” said Baloghová as quoted by the SITA newswire. The wife asked for permanent residence for five years after marriage, Baloghová added.

In the second case, Monika H. persuaded Beáta A to go through with a wedding.

“She married Pakistani, Qadeer A. in 2015 in Stockerau, Austria. Both women gained a reward of €4,000,” stated Baloghová as quoted by SITA.

In 2015 another woman, Andrea O. from the Rimavská Sobota region also married a Pakistani in Vienna according to sharia law.

Read also:Two Syrians from Germany arrested in Slovakia for smuggling migrants

“There was no administrative wedding but she is also accused,” explained Baloghová for SITA. A man and three women are also under investigation while at liberty. If they are proved guilty, they could be imprisoned for between two to eight years.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Rules for hiring foreigners are simpler. For exceptions

Despite positive changes, employers still point to some barriers preventing more effective and simpler recruitment of foreign workers.

Some problems with Foreigners’ Police continue.

For a Decent Slovakia protests to resume on Friday

After a summer break, organisers of the protests that have drawn masses to Slovakia’s streets stated that their – and the citizens’ – demands are far from being met.

For A Decent Slovakia march on June 22, 2018, in Bratislava.

News isn’t negative because journalists are cynical

The problem is caused by the demand side.

What is it like to study at a foreign college? Students explain to high-schoolers

Some Slovak students who study abroad already have work offers.

Students during the workshop