Sounds like a Bollywood climax?………..No! This happened for real. A couple in Madhya Pradesh got married on May 7 last year, while the bride ran away with the priest just within a month on May 23.
This was the same priest who performed her wedding rituals. No one in the vicinity were aware of their whereabouts until the priest, who was set to perform another wedding, was nowhere to be found.
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This shocking incident took place Bagrod, Sironj city of Madhya Pradesh where Vinod Maharaj, a regular priest at a temple located at Asath village performed the wedding rituals of the woman to another man.
However, three days after the wedding, the woman came back to her parent’s house. Another wedding in the same locality was about to take place on May 23, for which the priest, Maharaj was asked to perform the rituals again but he was missing. The villagers set a manhunt to look for him and to their shock, they realised he had run away with the girl. It was also revealed that the woman ran away with jewellery worth Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 30,000 cash. The news left the groom and his family in shock and dismay.
On the following day, on further investigation about the two, it was revealed that the priest was already married and had two children. In fact, his whole family was missing from the day the incident took place.
Since the girl was above 18 years of age, a missing report had been registered.
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This is not the first incident where a woman has left the man within days of wedding or on the day of her marriage. In another incident reported from Mumbai, on the pretext of going to a beauty parlour, this bride ran away from her wedding hall in Ulhasnagar deserting her would-be husband.
Frustrated and dejected, the groom then registered a cheating case against the girl and her family with Vitthalwadi police. The victim was a JCB operator in a private firm and had been staying in Talegaon for the past couple of years.
While stories about women leaving men can sound funny, the reverse result in sobbing sagas and blogs by social media users.
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