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Confused bride exposes sham marriage plot after forgetting groom's name

PUBLISHED July 11, 2013

A bogus couple whose sham marriage was scuppered after the bride could not remember the groom's name have been jailed. Jayeola Abiola, 27, a Nigerian national, barely knew his would-be wife Vania Pinheiro-Fernandes, 29, from Portugal. They planned to walk down the aisle to the ballad The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face ? a choice Hull crown court heard was "rather apt".

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