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.
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.
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