Conspiring to enter into sham marriage

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A teenager and a young woman appeared at Calderdale Magistrates’ Court accused of conspiring to hold a sham marriage.

Romama Nistorva, 23, of Kashmir Park, Halifax, and Jesika Horvatova, 19, of St Mary Street, Halifax, are both charged with conspiracy to enter into a sham marriage with non European citizens.

Between April 24 and May 19 both defendants are accused of communicating and collaborating on sham marriage; in breach of UK immigration law.

Through a court interpretator both defendants did not enter a plea.

The case will go to Bradford Crown Court September 3.