VIDEO: Telangana man recreates Sholay-like scene, climbs tower demanding divorce

Dr Ajay Kumar alleged that his wife was harassing him with 'false' dowry harassment cases and, thus, he wanted a divorce. He sent the whole town into a frenzy as he sat up on the mobile tower for four hours!

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 16, 2017 3:06 pm
man climbs tower, sholay tower suicide scene, man climbs tower suicide threat, man sholay stunt, man climb tower for divorce, telangana news, bizarre news, weird news, india news, indian express The man alleged that his wife had filed ‘false’ police cases against him and hence wanted a divorce by climbing up the mobile phone tower. (Source: ANI/ Twitter)

Remember the iconic scene from Sholay when Veeru (Dharmendra) climbed atop a water tank and threatened to commit suicide if he was not allowed to marry his love Basanti (Hema Malini)? Well, some similar happened in Jagtial town, Telanga, when a doctor climbed a mobile tower and threatened to jump, however, this guy was asking for a divorce.

The man, identified as Dr Ajay Kumar, climbed a mobile phone tower demanding divorce from his wife. They were married seven years ago have a four-year-old daughter. His wife Lasya had earlier filed harassment case against him, but she withdrew it later. He claimed this as a reason for demanding a divorce.

Kumar sent the whole town into a frenzy as he hauled up on the tower for four hours! The police were notified and they rushed to the spot to calm him down. He threw a letter from the tower to explain his situation.

Finally, after hours of discussion, the police convinced him to come down and his wife signed the divorce papers there in front of the authorities.

Watch the video here:

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