Puttur, March 05, 2020: A young woman from Pullaje in Koltige village of Puttur taluk who went missing on her wedding day has appeared at the Yelandur Police Station in Chamarajanagar after marrying her lover.
Navya (24), daughter of Lakshmana Naika had silently slipped from her home when all family members were asleep after the Mehendi ceremony of the previous night. Her marriage was scheduled to be held at Shivakripa Hall of Parpunja near Kumbra on February 26. But the bride was missing the same day. Her family had fixed her marriage with Vinod, son of Narayana Naika of Velgarikand Rajapuram village.
It has now been gathered that Navya had eloped with her lover Naveen of Kalmadka in Sullia taluk, who also happens to be a distant relative. The two had later tied the knot.