Indian man swallows keys, wires, mobile phone in bid to get married

Ajay Dwivedi, 42, turned to a 'tantric' fearing he had been cursed with black magic


News Desk April 09, 2018
Ajay Dwivedi, 42, turned to a 'tantric' fearing he was cursed with black magic. PHOTO COURTESY: TIMES OF INDIA

A man from India's Uttar Pradesh risked his life by swallowing various metal objects, all in a bid to get married.

Ajay Dwivedi, 42, often remained ill which prevented him from getting married. Fearing he has been cursed with black magic, Dwivedi turned to a 'tantric'.

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The mystic ordered Dwivedi to religiously follow his instructions, to which he agreed. As a part of 'treatment', the 'tantric' ordered Dwivedi to eat his mobile phone and battery, keys, sharp wires, glass, and other such objects.

PHOTO COURTESY: TIMES OF INDIA PHOTO COURTESY: TIMES OF INDIA

The 42-year-old obliged and soon developed a stomach ache, after which he was rushed to a private hospital. The attendant prescribed an X-ray and was shocked to find metal object in the patient's body.

Dwivedi was instantly taken for surgery, during which the doctor extracted metal items from his body.

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SK Singh, the surgeon, reported that Dwivedi seemed to have developed suicidal tendencies which led him to comply to the 'tantric's' bizarre instructions.

This article originally appeared on TOI.

COMMENTS (4)

Fahim salim | 4 years ago | Reply Pappu yours was hilarious comment i laughed alot , 2 cm is a bit on the high side.
Loin | 4 years ago | Reply The key to getting married is swallowing a bunch of keys? He obviously has psychological issues.
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