Sunday, 24 May 2015
Bride refuses to marry groom after finding he is handicapped - KANPUR ( U.P )
A bride in Kanpur Dehat district refused to marry the groom after she found out that he was physically handicapped, police said.
The incident took place yesterday morning in Akbarpur area when the bride, during the wedding ceremony, noticed that the groom was not using his right hand, Akbarpur police station Sub-Inspector H K Tiwari said.
She stood up in the middle of the ceremony and asked the groom to sho her his arm to verify her doubt. After a heated argument, the bride's demand prevailed and he took off his shirt, revealing that he had a handicapped arm, Tiwari said.
The bride then walked out of the wedding, causing an uproar. The police was asked to intervene in the matter and they asked the two parties to return the jewellry and money which was exchanged, following which the wedding was cancelled and the groom and his relatives returned to their village, he added.
Source: Business Standard Via PTI, 22nd May 2015