Slumdog Father Arrested


Predictably, Indian police have taken Rafiq Qureshi into custody after reading the News of the World's bombshell report that he tried to sell his daughter, Rubina Ali, to a couple of journalists posing to be the emissaries of a wealthy Arab sheik. Qureshi is maintaining that the whole thing is just a misunderstanding, but he also revealed some of the backstory that led to the now-infamous meeting. According to him, this faux sheik, who was really under the employ of NOTW, had been trying to arrange a meeting since January, and had also mentioned that his faux wife was incapable of having children herself. Shadiness abounds. [Sun UK]