GUNTUR: In a rare gesture the police solemnised the marriage of lovers at Mangalagiri in Guntur district on Monday night.Mangalagiri Rural SI K Vasu gave counselling to pastor K John Prakash alias Venkateswarlu as he wanted to desert his lover and marry another woman.According to the police, John Prakash of Orvakallu village in Atchampet mandal fell in love with Rajyalakshmi of Makkevaripet in Navuluru village about seven years ago. John Prakash used to frequent Rajyalakshmi’s house and her parents too accepted their relationship as they both belong to same caste.
Meanwhile, John Prakash was smitten by another woman and wanted to marry her. On knowing about the intentions of Prakash, Rajyalakshmi visited his house and asked him to marry her. But, he flatly refused her marriage proposal.A few days later, Rajyalakshmi along with village elders again went to Prakash’s house and requested him to marry her. But, Prakash refused to budge.Following which, Rajyalakshmi lodged a complaint at the Mangalagiri PS. The police mediated and made Prakash to agree to marry Rajyalakshmi. They performed the marriage of lovers at the police station.
Chain of events
John Prakash fell in love with Rajyalakshmi about seven years ago
He wanted to desert his lover and marry another woman
On the complaint of Rajyalakshmi, the police mediate and solemnise the marriage of lovers at the police station