It was a pathetic end for a 25-year-old groom as he died in an explosion after his bride’s ex gifted them a music system rigged with explosives.
One day after their nuptials(wedding) on April 1, the newlywed groom was at his home with family in Chhattisgarh’s Kabirdham district, India, when he was killed.
The groom, identified as 25-year-old Hemendra Merawi, and his brother, 30-year-old Rajkumar, unwrapped a music system gifted to Hemendra and his wife at their wedding. After setting it up and turning it on, the device exploded said.
Both Hemendra and Rajkumar were killed in the blast that police said was so violent, it blew off the roof of the house and damaged three walls.
Five other family members, including an 18-month-old child, were injured in the explosion.
Hemendra’s new bride, only identified as a 29-year-old woman, was at her parents’ home at the time of the incident, news media reported.
After questioning Hemendra’s wife and other family members, police narrowed in on an ex-lover of the bride as the prime suspect.
Police have arrested the ex who gifted the newlyweds the music system rigged with explosives.
Sarju Markam, 33, who worked as an auto mechanic, was located and detained at his job on April 3.