Nagpur: A police complaint has been filed against a man for calling off his wedding at the last minute here after receiving SMSes about his fiancee's past love affair, police said on Friday.
Embarrassed by the sudden turn of events, the woman's family, which hails from Nagpur, filed a complaint of dowry and cheating against Abhishek Jain, 28, a resident of Betul district in Madhya Pradesh.
Jain was to get married here yesterday but cancelled the wedding after claiming to have received some SMSes about his fiancee allegedly being in a relationship with another man, an official at Sitabuldi Police Station said.
The SMSes were sent from an unknown cellphone number.
The couple had got engaged on January 25.
However, police, quoting close relatives of the bride, said Jain, who works in Pune, called off the marriage over dowry.
The woman admitted to being in a relationship before her engagement to Jain but clarified she had parted ways with her boyfriend, they said.