Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Kang Hu claimed bride Na Sung would be ‘bad for his image’ after he walked out of the ceremony and tried to commit suicide, it was claimed.
A Chinese groom tried to drown himself after meeting his wife to be at the altar and telling her she was ‘too ugly’ before running away.
Police officers were called to a lake in the city of Shiyan in the central Hubei province, after receiving reports that a man had been spotted attempting to kill himself by drowning.
It is claimed the 33-year-old stunned guests when he apologised to his bride before telling her she was “too ugly”.
Pal Chan Wang said: “It was a very awkward moment for everyone.
“Kang has very exact tastes and had been forced into this marriage,” reports the Mirror newspaper.
Qan Tsui, 25, who took photos of the rescue, said: “He was fully clothed and floating face down in the water. He was unconscious and I thought he was dead.”
Police officer Hou Kunshan said: ‘I saw a man floating in the water face down.
“We couldn’t see his condition but when I got closer I could see that it was rather serious,’ reports the Daily Mail.
The man was taken to hospital in a stable condition where he is expected to make a full recovery.