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Cops crash 'wedding'

Associated Press,

Added 26 May 2010

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Police in northwestern Pakistan broke up an apparent wedding between a businessman and his transgender bride, saying yesterday they could face seven years in prison for violating laws against same-sex marriage in the devoutly Muslim country. The pair denied the charges, saying the celebration was a birthday party, not a wedding. Authorities also detained 43 guests, who were dancing to drums when authorities made the raid on Monday in Peshawar city, police official Javed Khan said. (AP)

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