Bride, groom made to drink 'kanthari' chilli water on wedding day; both hospitalised
Koyilandi (Kozhikode): When ragging by friends exceeded all limits, a bride and groom were hospitalised on the wedding day. The weird incident took place at a very remote area in Koyilandi here.
The couple were forced to drink water mixed with 'kanthari mulaku' (bird’s eye chilli) during the wedding ceremony. Following this, both had physical discomforts and were admitted to Koyilandi taluk hospital for first aid in their wedding attire.
The friends of the groom forced the couple to drink water mixed with crushed bird’s eye chilli ahead of the wedding feast. Koyilandi police reached the hospital and recorded the statement of the newlywed. However, they did not charge case as the couple had no complaints over the incident.
The incidents of ragging the couple by howling, shouting obscene comments, firing crackers at the wedding ceremony is reported from many places. Such incidents also lead to clashes amid the function.