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Melbourne imam faces court over girl's forced marriage to older man
by Adam Cooper
A Melbourne imam has fronted court charged with performing the forced marriage of a girl under the age of 16 to a 34-year-old man.
Ibrahim Omerdic, who is listed as a Muslim marriage celebrant and is an imam at a Bosnian mosque in Noble Park, is charged with engaging in conduct that caused two to enter a forced marriage.
A charge sheet tendered to Melbourne Magistrates Court alleges Mr Omerdic performed the ceremony at the Noble Park mosque on September 29 last year.
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