A man has been arrested in India’s Uttar Pradesh state just as he was preparing to get married for the sixth time.
Anuj Chetan Kataria, who seems to be in his mid-thirties, has been held in Kanpur city.
#कानपुर— Prashant Shukla (प्रशान्त शुक्ल) (@JournoPrashant) June 18, 2021
बाबा एक शादियां अनेक
असली नाम-अनुज चेतन कठेरिया
नाम,धर्म और प्रोफेशन बदलकर लड़कियों से शादी करता था। चौथी पत्नी ने आत्महत्या कर ली, 5वीं ने FIR करवाई, अभी 32 लड़कियों के संपर्क में था।
कभी प्रोफेसर,होटल मालिक,फैक्ट्री मालिक बनकर लड़कियों फंसाता था। pic.twitter.com/vNlozGRL8O
Police said he has been known by many names, and has claimed many religions and professions in his pursuit of women to marry and has even created a profile on a matrimonial site to meet women.
"He first got married in 2005, then 2010 and the third time in 2015. Currently, he's separated from all three of them. However, the fourth committed suicide, and the fifth wife filed a police complaint against him on 11 May of cheating and fraud," said police, adding that he has admitted his crime.
In 2016, his younger brother’s wife also filed a rape complaint against him.
#सराहनीय...— POLICE COMMISSIONERATE KANPUR NAGAR (@kanpurnagarpol) June 18, 2021
किदवई नगर पुलिस ने पकड़ा शादी वाला बाबा, पांच शादियां करने के बाद छठवीं शादी की कर रहा था तैयारी, लड़कियां फंसाने को @ShaadiDotCom में कर रखा है रजिस्ट्रेशन, पांचवी पत्नी के मुकदमें की जांच में पुलिस के हत्थे चढ़ा बाबा। @Uppolice pic.twitter.com/znIDOvk0l1
Media reports said he was also in touch with 32 other women whom he had promised to 'marry'.