9-year-old boy seen on video getting married to married 62-year-old mother of 5 childrenBy Mason White 11:42 AM July 20, 2014
|9-year-old boy marrying married 62-year-old woman|
By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) People are angry after a little boy married a married elderly woman during a public ceremony in South Africa, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.
The 9-year-old boy walked down the aisle with the 62-year-old woman for a second time.
Saneie Masilela said that he plans to marry someone his own age one day, but he loves the mother of five children, Helen Shabangu, and wanted to go through the ritual to appease the ancestors of his family.
A video uploaded to YouTube showed the bride and groom sharing a kiss after the ceremony, while the 67-year-old husband of Shabangu, Alfred, watched.
It was the second marriage for the woman and the child. The marriage ceremony took place in Ximhungwe.