Cheated in the name of marriage with a Jain family of Rajasthan. While going from Banaras to Rajasthan, the bride eloped with another boy at Kanpur Central, leaving the entire family unconscious. When the family including the groom regained consciousness at Sarai Bhupat station near Etawah, the bride was missing. GRP and RPF have admitted the entire family to the district hospital.
Shantilal Jain of Vyavra, Rajasthan had arranged the marriage of his brother-in-law Kanhaiya Lal Jain’s son Ankit at village Baghauli, 25 km from Mughalsarai. Ankit, his father Kanhaiya Lal, mother Guddi and some relatives had reached the village for the marriage. The wedding took place with simplicity at the girl’s house on Sunday. On Monday night everyone boarded the general coach of the Marudhar Express from Banaras after seeing off the bride.
When the train reached Banaras Cantt station, a young man came and sat on his seat and befriended him. He fed biscuits to the whole family along with tea, that boy and the bride did not drink tea. The family fainted after drinking the tea.
The train reached Etawah Junction at 6:44 am on Tuesday morning and left for further at 6:64 am. Ahead of Etawah Junction, the train was stopped near Sarai Bhupat Railway Station to take out Duronto Express. Meanwhile, when the family members started getting down from the train in a state of unconsciousness, the villagers took them to Sarai Bhupat station. Seeing the condition of the family, the station master informed the GRP and RPF about this.
GRP and RPF brought everyone in an ambulance and admitted them to the district hospital. Shantilal Jain, the groom’s warts, told that the bride had alighted at Kanpur station with the tea boy. Due to unconsciousness, those people did not understand anything. On regaining consciousness, he informed the bride’s family. GRP Inspector Sanjay Kharwar says that the train has been vandalized on the pretext of getting married. The girl’s companion had given these people sleeping pills in tea.
Two lakh expenses, cash, clothes and jewelry were also given
Ankit Jain’s family spent around two lakhs in his marriage. But the bride could not come to the house. Ankit works in making disposable glasses while his father works at a medical store. Shantilal Jain said that Rs 80,000 in cash, 10 sarees and other items were given to the girl’s side in the marriage. He has lodged a complaint with the GRP police station.