Software Engineer working in US calls off marriage for 1 Crore dowry

Angul: January 25: A report from Angul district just asks each of us to think, ‘Where we are?’ A young girl by profession software engineer knocks the door of a Police Station yesterday night. As per her allegation, her would be husband, again a software engineer working in US kept her waiting with bridal costume and other arrangement and finally did not turn up just because the bride’s family failed to pay Rs 1 crore dowry.

The incident happened Wednesday night, following which the   bride knocked the doors of police seeking justice for herself and her family.

According to reports, the girl is a software engineer in Bangalore and the boy also in the same profession based in the US. Their marriage was scheduled on Wednesday at a Kalyan Mandap in Tamada area. She and her family waited for hours together to receive the groom and finally, the groom did not turn up for the wedding after his last-minute demand of Rs 1 crore as dowry was not fulfilled.

The girl has alleged that, her father had earlier paid Rs 20 lakh and all of a sudden the groom demanded another Rs 1 crore, which was not possible on their part and finally, he did not turn up for the marriage.

SDPO Harihar Pani on the other hand stated that a case has been registered basing on the complaint filed by the bride’s family and necessary action will be taken as per law.