The Star Online is reporting that a 41 year old Malaysian father of six has is poised to marry an 11 year old Thai girl, more than 30 years younger than him, as his third wife.
He went to Golok, a town on the border of Malaysia and southern Thailand, two weeks ago during Hari Raya to have the marriage solemnised with the 11 year old Thai girl.
The man, who already has two wives, is said to be a self-proclaimed imam at his village in Gua Musang, Kelantan. His children are aged between five and 18.
The young bride, who has never been to school, is a friend of one of the man’s children. She is said to have given her “consent” to the marriage after the man voiced his intention to her parents about marrying her.
The girl’s parents live in Gua Musang and are rubber tappers. According to the story in The Star Online, the father is an employee of the man.
The 11 year old child bride has declared that she is in love. She claimed to be in love with the man whom she calls “abe” since she was nine years old. She does not mind being his third wife.
The parents agreed to the marriage but imposed a “condition” that their daughter would only be allowed to live with the “husband” when she turns 16.
The case became a hot topic when the 34 year old second wife of the man posted photographs of him and the girl and their alleged solemnisation ceremony. She captioned the picture: “Selamat pengantin baru suamiku. Suami 41, maduku 11 (Congraญtulations on your wedding, my husband, 41, his other wife, 11).”
The article says she resorted to social media after her husband blocked all communication with both his wives. She deleted the post after it went viral and said in another post that she had referred the matter to the courts, the ustaz and the Welfare Department. She also said that a wedding was not a joke.
The man had earlier denied everything when his second wife showed him the photographs, saying that the images were doctored. He only admitted after she pressed him further.
“I never expected this to actually happen. If he marries a woman and not a child, I can accept it. I even tried to match-make him with another woman but he declined. “What angers me is he married my child’s friend,” she said, adding that she wanted a divorce as she could not stand her husband anymore.
She claimed that her husband had told them that if they could not accept the third wife, the best solution was to split up.
Read the rest of this story HERE.
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Ten Russian self-appraised ‘sex gurus’ at the centre of a sex-techniques course held in Pattaya in February have been ordered to remain in detention by the Pattaya Court.
The Thai News Agency are reporting that eight of the ten involved in offering the course appeared in court at the end of last week. The Court asked if they admitted their crimes – they all denied it. The eight also informed the Court that they had instructed lawyers to fight their cases. They were then taken back to jail to await their next day in court.
One person is charged with overstay, three with illegal entry and all ten, “working without a work permit”.
They were arrested on February 26 in a Pattaya Sai 2 Road hotel where they were allegedly conducting courses on sex techniques to 43 Russians who had paid 20,000 baht each.
The group were led by 35 year old “Alex Leslie” and “Nastya Rubka”. Nasty (aka Anastasia Vashukevich) later tried to trade her freedom for information about meddling in the US elections claiming she had connections with Russian oligarchs.
The location of Alex and Nastya is not mentioned in the TNA story but they are understood to remain in detention in Bangkok whilst investigations in to their claims continues.
SOURCE: Thai News Agency
“Not for sale at any price” – Mu Pa Academy VP
In the wake of 13 of their young footballers being rescued from the Tham Luang caves, TNA reports that some of the world’s biggest football clubs are showing interest in actually buying the Mu Pa football academy.
But the club’s vice president and manager Kittipong Intaechai says, despite the interest, his club is not for sale at any price.
Mr Intaechai notes the purpose of the academy is to help improve the lives of local boys in Chiang Rai through playing football, not to make money. Mr Intaechai is also warning the public about buying ‘Wild Boar’ souvenirs. In the aftermath of the rescue many souvenirs have been created that include the logo and name of the Wild Boar team.
“These have not been produced by the club but instead by people hoping to cash in on the back of the success of the rescue operation.”
While none of the clubs supposedly interested in buying the Wild Boars were named in the TNA report, teams from the around the world have offered support and gifts to the boys following their rescue from the cave.
German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich recently sent well wishes to the boys along with 13 replica jerseys which have ‘Moopa Academy’ printed on the back.
Manchester United previously invited the boys to their Old Trafford stadium and Carrington training base, while Portugal’s Benfica has also offered the boys an all expenses paid trip to train at its academy in Seixal, near Lisbon.
ORIGINAL STORY: TNA
Elon Musk “should be put up against a wall and shot” – Mother of UK diver Unsworth
The UK ‘The Sun’ is reporting that the 88 year old mother of UK cave diver Vernon Unsworth says American tech billionaire Elon Musk should be shot for falsely branding her son a ‘pedo’.
Musk twittered the insult towards the cave expert after Unsworth branded the tycoon’s offer to build a mini submarine to free the trapped Thai schoolboys a PR stunt. Unsworth was in Chiang Mai providing valuable skills and information into the delicate cave dive to retrieve the Mu Pa 13.
The Tesla boss has since apologised to 63 year old Unsworth, but his mum has clearly not forgiven Musk for what he said about her son. When asked about the “pedo” slur, Vera Unsworth said: “That’s stupid, that is the last thing he is. It’s disgusting, absolutely disgusting that.
Read the rest of the story HERE.
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