PATNA: A groom in Bihar has fled away with dowry after locking down his home.
The bizarre incident took place at Beldari Tola locality in Gaya district.
Police said Shivandan Sao had fixed the marriage of his lone daughter with a local youth Rajan Sao.
Subsequently, the bride family gave a dowry items worth Rs 300,000 during the tilak ceremony. The wedding was scheduled to be solemnised today (April 18).
Just ahead of marriage, however, the groom family escaped, locking his home.
In this connection, a case has been lodged with the local police station.
The police are conducting raids to nab the absconding accused persons.