A man who used marriage to exploit woman was writhing in pain.”They beat me up and broke my leg”,he cribs.
Jamruddin and his father Kamruddin were kept in custody by the people at Tikodih village in Giridih on Tuesday after they had gone there with their friends to solemnize marriage.Jamruddin was to get married with a girl belonging to this village.
But before the Holy Quran was read out and Nikah performed between them,another woman called Julekha barged in to claim that she was the second wife of Jamruddin.This created sensation in the marriage party.
After Julekha produced documentary evidences showing she had got married with him after her parents gave him a dowry of Rs 3.50 lakh in 2011,relatives and friends of the bride caught hold of the groom Jamruddin,took him into their custody,tied him to a tree with a rope and beat him up,said an eyewitness account.”Even the groom’s father Kamruddin was bashed up by them.”
Today when the story was flashed in local newspapers,the police took note of it.Investigations revealed that the father-son duo was part of a gang which especialises in defrauding with girls and their families by marrying only to exploit them sexually and monetarily.”We are investigating the case”,said Sudhir Singh Officer in charge of Giridih.