In Kanpur, Bride Walks Out of Ceremony After Finding Groom Drunk

The bride\'s decision at the venue led to ugly scenes with both sides entering into a confrontation.

Published: 30th April 2016 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2016 03:20 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KANPUR: A bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after finding out that the groom was quite older to her and was drunk in Deep Pur village here, police said today.

The bride's decision at the venue led to ugly scenes with both sides entering into a confrontation, S (Rural) Surender Tiwari said.

The incident took place yesterday, when the bride (26), during the wedding ceremony, noticed that the groom looked much older than her and was reeking of alcohol, he said.

She refused to exchange garlands with him and walked out. Police was asked to intervene in the matter following which the wedding was called off and the groom and his family returned to their village, he added.

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