The groom preferred to set fire to the hotel than to get married
The wedding had been planned for a long time, invited guests, rented hotel. I… the groom changed his mind. But canceling the ceremony at the last minute was not a simple matter. The desperate fiancé decided, that setting the hotel on fire would be an easier solution. Tatsuhiko Kawata decided to take this step out of fear. However, it was not the fiancée that caused panic in the would-be spouse, but… first wife and punishment, which would surely meet him for bigamy. 39-the year-old Japanese was about to get married, despite already having one wife. – I thought, that if I set fire to the hotel, it won't come to a ceremony – the man explained to the police. On wedding, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday at a hotel in Yamanashi Prefecture west of Tokyo, arrived 80 invited guests. Fortunately, everyone was evacuated in time and no one was hurt. The undecided groom was arrested, after he suddenly canceled the wedding and began ”suspiciously” keep – the local newspaper reported ”Yomiuri”.