Boy, 16, 'marries 71 Year Old Woman In Indonesia After The Completely In Love Couple Threatened To Kill Themselves If Their Union Was Blocked' - CATEGORY Latest news: TITLE

A 16-year-old has reportedly married a 71-year-old woman against the wishes of an Indonesian community after threatening suicide if their families blocked the union.

Selamat Riayadi and his elderly bride named only as Rohaya are said to have got married in their home village of Karangendah in the western South Sumatra province of Indonesia.

As is tradition in the region, the couple had to ask permission from the owner of the home in which the marriage was solemnised because the bride to be had been widowed twice.

The couple said their love for each other was so strong they would commit suicide together if the wedding wasn't given the go ahead because 'they were so completely in love, if one of them dies then both must die'.

Groom Selamat Riayadi dressed in green and his bride Rohaya dressed in gold and a headscarf, set News , Photos, Profile, Video, Artist & Celebrity World complete.

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