There have been a lot of cases of run-away brides. These are the females who deceive people in the name of marriage and run away with cash and hunt for another targets. One such bride has been recently arrested from Dungarpur.
20 year old Maitravathi Madivalya has been arrested from Dungarpur who came into news after duping a man from Jawar Mines area. This was the 3rd marriage for Maitravathi in last three years. She robbed three families after marriage and collected around 10 lakh rupees in the process. Investigations revel that the she hails from a small village in Karnataka where most of the females are in this “business”.
These females extract money from families and run away. They then get married a number of times and keep stealing money and other expensive jewellery. Maitravathi married Ashok Jain of Jawar Mines and ran away after a short span of married life. Then she contacted her agent and got married to another man from Dungarpur for which she got a sum of 4.5 lakh rupees. She ran away from there, too, and was about to marry for the third time but could not succeed in her mission. Police was already searching for her after a complaint was filed by Ashok Jain of Jawar Mines.
When interrogated, she revealed that her mother introduced her to this ‘marriage business’. Initially she was married at the age of 17 in her own community but the marriage did not last long and she got divorced. After this her mother got her connected to agents as per which she used to steal the respective family’s money after marriage. She used to go to Karnataka every time to give the robbed money and valuables at home and the entire modus operandi would re-start with the agent’s help.