'Sham wedding police' storm real wedding
BORDER police stormed a wedding at the Town Hall only to find that the service was genuine.
As the couple, a Chinese national in her 20s and an Italian man in his 30s, took their vows at the council’s registry office in King’s Cross on Thursday afternoon, flak-jacketed staff from Home Office Immigration Enforcement – previously the UK Border Agency – suddenly interrupted and pulled them apart for questioning in separate rooms.
The bridesmaids were also interviewed before the mistake was realised.
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However, the headline number of convictions probably exaggerates the total number of incidents because some of those convictions will be multiple counts against one person :