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Groom asks judge to release him from jail for his wedding before skipping bail and leaving bride behind

By Mason White 2:44 PM August 4, 2015
Murat Shomshe 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A groom asked a judge to release him on bail so that he can get married, and the judge agreed.

The man of Australia, then asked his bride to put up $10,000 in bail so that he can be on time for his wedding, and she agreed.

However, two days later, 33-year-old Murat Shomshe fled from Melbourne, while his new wife, Belinda Delevski, was in the shower.

The 33-year-old man was in jail on a weapons charge, when he persuaded County Court Judge Richard Maidment to let him go home, saying that he would lose his $6,000 deposit for the wedding reception if he will be forced to change the date of the wedding.

Despite the opposition from the prosecutor, Maidment granted the request of Shomshe, and he was released on bail.

He agreed to the strict release conditions that required him to report to police every day, follow a curfew, stay away from witnesses and surrender three days after the wedding.

On the third day, rather than turning himself in, he fled without telling his new wife of his whereabouts.

Victoria Police Fugitive Task Force began a manhunt for the groom and he was located and arrested 1 week after he went missing.

In court, he was seen blowing kisses to his bride. She said that she fully supports her husband and she will stand by his side.