Balasore: In a weird turn of events, a groom ran away from his wedding while he was on the way to the bride’s house amid a grand procession in Soro area of Balasore district last night.
Reportedly, the groom identified as Jitendra Nayak of Jagannathpur village under Basudevpur police limits in the district absconded in the middle of his wedding procession to escape police arrest.
Sources said a woman had lodged a complaint against Jitendra at Basudevpur police station alleging that the latter has betrayed her after maintaining physical relationship and assuring to marry her. Acting on the FIR, the police had gone to arrest Jitendra last night. Knowing this, the groom got off the car and ran away from the wedding procession.
As soon as the news surfaced, the bride’s family detained two members of the groom’s family who had already arrived at the wedding venue by that time. The marriage was later called off.