Parbat couple arrested from wedding stage for polygamy

PHALEBAS: Police have arrested a couple from their wedding function on the charge of polygamy, in Pakhaltar, Majhphant VDC-6 of Parbat district on Sunday.

Groom Dil Bahadur Pariyar and his bride were arrested when they were about to complete their wedding rituals.

The District Police Office had arrested them as Dil Bahadur's first wife Kumari Pariyar lodged a complaint of polygamy against him.

Meanwhile, Dil Bahadur has accused his wife of being in relation and married with another man while he was on foreign employment. However, the woman denied the accusations.

Police Inspector Lila Raj Neupane said police were trying to settle the issue engaging both the parties in a discussion.