70-year-old woman's 55-year-old groom held

SRI LANKA: A bridegroom had been arrested by Meegahatenna police, over a marriage dispute. A 70-year-old bride arrived at his home with the intention of marrying him having seen a marriage proposal advertised in the paper. However, she found him with another 55-year-old woman at his home whom he had married two days ago, ‘Lankadeepa’ reported.

The suspect was a father of two from Polgampola area and after a discussion according to the advertisement, the 70-year-old woman had come to his home with a lorry load of dowry.

When she saw another woman at his home, there had been a dispute between the two parties as it was revealed that the suspect had married another woman two days before and the matter was brought before the police.

Investigations revealed that the 55-year-old suspect had attempted to marry two women aged over 60-years at once.

He was due to be produced before the Matugama magistrate court.