Chechen stolen bride case investigated
Bride stealing in Chechnya can happen with a girl's agreement, but at worst it can result in violence at the hands of strangers.
Mullah Alvi regularly deals with cases of bride stealing in Chechnya and acts as a mediator and an investigator, and is often called out to late-night events.
In the middle of the night he gets a call about a suspected case where a 17-year-old girl is about to get married and reporter Lucy Ash is there to witness it.
Available since: Wed 11 Aug 2010
- Lucy Ash
- Dimitri Collingridge
- Nick Sturdee
- Executive Producer
- Lucy Hetherington
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