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UP: Groom double the age of bride sent back unwed

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 14:53

Bulandshahr: A marriage party was forced
to return without the bride after residents of a village here learnt the groom was twice the girl`s age, police said Tuesday.

The incident took place yesterday at Chansi village.
"Everything was in place...The marriage party had come
from Sulaila village. However, when the villagers saw the
groom they learnt that he was 50-years-old, while the girl was
only 22," SP (Rural) MP Singh said.

"Seeing such a huge age gap, the villagers collectively
decided against the wedding and sent back the marriage party after the feast," he said.

The groom`s side raised objections but left after the
villagers threatened to send them to jail, he said.


First Published: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 14:53
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