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MELBOURNE: A newly-wed woman discovered her husband was already married when she saw his wedding pictures on Facebook.

The woman, named as Ms Hiu, made the shock find less than a month after marrying her husband, known as Mr Ling, in February.

The woman, who sought an annulment, said Mr Ling travelled to Hong Kong to marry his former girlfriend in December — just weeks before his second wedding.

‘‘He had told me he went to China to visit his family,’’ Ms Hiu told the Family Court in Melbourne.

Mr Ling is facing possible prosecution for bigamy, which has a maximum penalty of five years in jail.

say I do – to promise to marry someone during a wedding ceremony
annulment – officially ending (especially a marriage) การประกาศว่าเป็นโมฆะ
prosecution – the process of accusing someone of a crime and asking a court of law to judge them การดำเนินคดีตามกฎหมาย
bigamy – the crime of being married to more than one person at the same time การมีความผิดฐานมีภรรยา หรือสามีในขณะเดียวกันสองคน
maximum – the most possible ที่สูงสุด ที่มากที่สุด
penalty – a punishment, or the usual punishment, for doing something that is against a law โทษ

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