Groom, father arrested after skipping wedding reception in Awantipora: Police

Pulwama, Sep 19(KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said it arrested a groom and his father after skipping wedding reception in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

 Police Station Awantipora received a written complaint from one Shazia Akhter against Fayaz Ahmad Dar and his father Mohammad Shahban Dar son of Gh. Qadir Dar residents of Kandizal Awantipora stating there in that her wedding reception was scheduled on 16/09/2023 with Fayaz Ahmad Dar, after performing the Nikah earlier.


 However, all the arrangements were put in place for the arrival of the groom along with wedding procession.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelThe said wedding reception was called off at the last moment by the groom side on the pretext that the groom has run away and has refused to attend the reception thereby denying the Nikah which has been performed earlier.


On receipt of this information, Police has taken the cognizance of the matter by registering FIR No 182/2023 under relevant sections of law in Police Station Awantipora against the groom and his father and subsequently both have been arrested. Further investigation in the case is going on.(KNS).

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