A 19-year-old girl, with the help of police on Saturday, stopped her husband’s second marriage that was scheduled to be held on Monday. Meanwhile, the second girl lodged a complaint seeking action against the bridegroom. She demanded that he repay `1 lakh, which her father spent for the engagement.
Police said that S Barathi (19) of T V Nagar near Tindivanam, filed a complaint with Tindivanam All Women’s Police Station that her husband John Bosco (22), whom she had married two months back, was going to marry another woman on February 10.
Speaking to Express, Barathi said after getting information that Bosco was to get married on Sunday, I sought the help of police to stop the marriage.
Meanwhile, police said, Aruna (22), who was engaged with the man, filed a complaint with the Tindivanam AWPS seeking action against him for cheating her. She also claimed `1 lakh as compensation.
Meanwhile in Salem, an anonymous letter landed a 30-year-old man, Desingu alias Ramesh, who was to tie the knot the second time without disclosing his first marriage to the bride’s family, in jail.
Desingu alias Ramesh is a resident of Vadaku Kadu near Vazhapadi in Salem.