Cuttack : A man was arrested from a marriage mandap at Mahanadi Vihar here in Odisha on Wednesday evening just before his wedding ceremony.
The bridegroom, who had married to another girl earlier, was set to marry a city based girl this evening without giving divorce to his first wife.
The accused bridegroom has been identified as Priyaranjan Pati of Deula Sahi in the city. He was arrested as his alleged first wife lodged a complaint against him at Chauliganj police station in the millennium city, demanding justice.
According to the complaint , Pati had married to the complainant girl in 20 June 2017 in a city based court.
The registry marriage took place when Pati was working as ATO at Khapuria ITI and the girl was studying in the same institution, the complainant said.
Today, Pati was set to tie the knot to a new girl as per Hindu rituals without the knowledge and approval of the woman whom he had earlier married.
Pati was arrested as per the complaint lodged by his alleged first wife. Further investigation is underway, police said.