It should be the most beautiful day of your life – and it was a nightmare. The 29-year-old Susanne B. was about to marry her fiancé Langkkeba C. from the Gambia. The two were already in the registry office in Salzburg, but the it did not. Five minutes before the start of the Ceremony, officials from the immigration authority arrested the 32-Year-old.

The sister of the bride, the dramatic scenes filmed. “You can wait ten minutes! Please let us get married!”, Susanne B. said in tears. The foreigners authority knew no mercy and the man. He had to get into the car, started the bride to sob.

The reasons for the arrest were at first unclear. On Saturday afternoon, the Austrian Ministry of the interior explained in a press release, the man was not an asylum-seeker in Austria. Accordingly, he had requested after his escape from the Gambia, in Italy, asylum and should be deported there because of it. According to the authority officials had asked the Gambier several times already, to leave Austria. He was again illegally.

the Ministry of the interior: “it Must be clear”

“it must have been clear that a marriage to his uncertain residence status, with all its consequences, nothing will change”, – stated in the press release. Susanne B. told the media that she had met Langkebba in the Italy vacation that he was her great love. It is questionable why the Ministry until five minutes before the marriage engagement. The wedding in the castle Mirabell have you signed up four months ago, said Susanne B. the Austrian news website

“Had you told us earlier, we would not have ordered this great wedding banns,” she said. “Dress, flowers, rental of the room in the castle – all in vain: do I have to pay now, and I am the sole provider.“

According to police, the Gambier have on 1. April a mandate to receive, within three days in Vienna to present. Since he had not done that, have you taken him on the fourth day. According to Susanne B. the officers had seen prior to the arrest, even to the Few photos I have taken.

On Twitter, the criticism overturns. “There’s nothing to it is really more of a” that “vicious, wicked” or “go to the devil! What has happened to our country?” tweeted outraged users.

at the same time but there are also Users who praised the consistent approach of the officials.

What will now happen to the Couple is unclear. The 32-Year-old is in custody pending deportation.