Asian marriage investigators on the rise


THE number of Asian families hiring private investigators to delve into the background of a potential spouse for their child has nearly doubled in the past few years. They are spending thousands of pounds on an agent to probe a person’s history, finances and carry out secret filming. With the wedding season imminent, some firms do lie-detector tests and “honeytrap” operations to see if a potential partner will be tempted by an undercover actor who tries to seduce them. Dating websites including Ask Bhabi, a matchmaking service for Sikhs, also carry out background checks in some of its packages. Lion…

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