Bagging a authorities job in Bihar can typically land you in hassle as a 20-year-old youth realised when he was kidnapped for marriage on Thursday. Subham Kumar (20) had been lately chosen for the Indian Military. On Thursday morning, at round 6 am, Kumar was jogging close to a railway crossing at his village Gangasarai in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district.
Dhirendra Kumar Pandey, the SHO of Barharia Police station stated: “5 individuals carrying firearms intercepted Subham on the railway crossing in a Maruti Alto and kidnapped him on gun level.”
The accused took him to a temple within the adjoining Jamui district and forcibly requested him to marry a lady.
The incident triggered widespread outrage within the space. Kumar’s household and neighbours blocked the Patna-Lakhisarai nationwide freeway and demanded a secure rescue for the sufferer.
“Following the kidnapping, we managed to rescue Subham inside 4 hours. The abductors depart Kumar at his uncle’s home after the wedding,” Pandey stated.
“We now have registered an FIR underneath related IPC part of kidnapping and legal conspiracy in Barharia police station and raids are on the nab the accused,” he added.
Kidnapping for marriage, popularly referred to as Pakadwa Vivah, or Jabariya Vivah, is widespread in lots of districts of Bihar akin to Lakhisarai, Jamui, Munger, Patna, Begusarai, Nalanda, Khagaria, Bhagalpur and Banka.
Gangs specialising in kidnapping grooms for marriage are typically even employed by the bride’s facet. The wedding on gun-point is accompanied by videography and images and the footage put out on social media as proof of the marriage.