‘Nikah siri’ deprives children of protection
Muhamad Isna Wahyudi
Public concern was recently raised over the issue of nikah siri (unregistered marriages) after a businessman, Aris Wahyudi, the owner of nikahsirri.com, was arrested. His website facilitated nikah siri and he even advertised a “virgin auction.”
Aris’ actions triggered condemnation by authorities and the public, and finally the police declared him a suspect for contravening the Pornog...