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UP: Bride calls off wedding after finding groom drunk

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 30, 2016, 3:17 pm IST
Updated Apr 30, 2016, 3:17 pm IST
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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 on Saturday.

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

The incident took place on Friday, when the bride (26), during the wedding ceremony, noticed that the groom seemed 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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