29/11/2013

Trio Jailed Over Dungannon Sham Wedding

Two Polish woman has been sentenced to a total of 22 months in connection with a sham wedding.

43-year-old Agnieszka Kobus, from Chestnut Grove in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, was arrested on 17 October 2012 when she attempted to marry 28-year-old Muhammad Zafran in

The ceremony was stopped by Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers.

Hanna Adamczyk, 42, who was living at the same address, had agreed to act as a witness at the ceremony.

Kobus was sentenced to 12 months for her part in the plot; six months will be served in custody with six months on licence.

Adamczyk, 42, was given a 10-month sentence, suspended for two years. She had flown from Poland to take part in the plot.

Zafran was sentenced at Dungannon Crown Court to 16 months in jail on 23 May 2013.

(MH/JP)

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