The panel chairman Dr Robert Cawley said: “He stated that he was unaware of her real age until she made a complaint to the police in 2013.
“Shortly afterwards in Family Court proceedings in 2014 a clavicle bone test was undertaken to determine her real age.
“Mr Nur stated that he had understood that his wife was eighteen years old at the time of their marriage.”
He does not deny that he had sexual intercourse with Child A during their marriage.
The hearing was told Nur was a “gifted and valued member of staff” by his headteacher.
The panel said they “did not find it plausible” that he could have mistaken her for an 18-year-old, but acknowledged he appeared to be acting under pressure from his family to enter into the marriage “given that he met Child A just three days prior to their wedding”.
They ruled: “Mr Nur entered into a marriage and sexual relationship with a 13-year-old child. Mr Nur did not demonstrate any insight into his actions or their impact on Child A.”
Decision maker Alan Meyrick said: “In my judgement, the lack of insight means that there is some risk of the repetition of this behaviour,” concluding that Nur is prohibited from teaching indefinitely and shall not be entitled to apply for restoration of his eligibility to teach.
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