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Marriage racket busted in Hyderabad, 8 sheikhs arrested

Courtesy Hindustan Times

“The arrested sheikhs hail from Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar”

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police on Wednesday arrested eight sheikhs and four Muslim clerics for allegedly being part of a marriage racket. The arrested sheikhs hail from Oman and Qatar.

The arrested clerics (qazis) include the chief qazi of Mumbai, Farid Ahmed Khan. Four lodge owners and five brokers from Hyderabad have also been arrested.

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