Ludhiana: The marriage celebrations turned into gloom as the groom has committed suicide by jumping into canal few hours before his marriage on Friday. The 29 year old man left the marriage venue with excuse of his ill health and reached near canal to commit suicide.
However the relatives of the deceased were mum on the reason behind the suicide death but sources said the groom was against the marriage and took an extreme step to and his life. The body was fished out from the canal two hours after the incident.
The deceased has been identified as Mohit Gulati (29) resident of Shivpuri. He was the only son of his parents. According to information, the marriage of Mohit was fixed with a girl of Shimlapuri area two months ago. The friends and relatives of deceased claimed Mohit was happy after the fixing of his marriage and make all arrangements for the marriage functions.
In the morning, the groom along with his family, relatives and friends reached marriage palace at gill road. Mohit was asked to ride a mare few miles before the marriage palace but he denied. He complained about heat and ill health and asked his relatives to took him to doctor.
Accompanied by his uncle and brother in law Mohit stopped the car near Sidhwan canal at Dugri Bridge. He removed his wedding dress and “Sehra” and suddenly jumped into canal. Shocked over the incident the relatives of victim raised an alarm. The local divers initiated rescue operation and in the meantime Model town Police have also reached the spot.
Two hours after the incident the body was recovered near Jawaddi Bridge. After the post mortem the Model Town Police have filed the proceedings under section 174 of CRPC, said Inspector Gurpreet Singh SHO at Police station Model town while adding that the reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained.
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