9-Year-Old Boy Marries 62-Year-Old Woman In South Africa!

A record breaking wedding has happened in South Africa with a nine-year-old boy marrying a 62-year-old woman. 

The boy, Saneie Masilela, according to sources agreed to tie the knot with Helen Shabangu, a 62-year-old mother of five because he loves her dearly.

Masilela was quoted to have proudly echoed his affection towards his wife despite their age gap. It is said that the boy made it clear that age is just a number when it comes to maters of the heart. I’m very happy I’ve got married to Helen but I will still take my education seriously and also I chose her because I love her,” he said.

Reports also said the young groom made his intention known to his mother who gave a 100% support. The wedding was a spectacle and many trooped the venue to see the wonders 21st century had to offer. I have a question to ask, does this also not pass as Child marriage or that law goes against old men marrying young girls

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Ssentongo Patrick Kibira

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