Source: The Guardian
BY Kate Lamb
A Malaysian man who married an 11-year-old Thai girl has been fined 1,800 Malaysian Ringgit (US$450) after pleading guilty in a sharia court.
Che Abdul Karim Che Abdul Hamid, who already has two wives and six children, was charged with polygamy and conducting the marriage without the court’s permission.
From the conservative state of Kelantan in northern Malaysia, the 41-year-old rubber dealer was charged under sections 19 and 124 of the state’s Islamic family law.