He said that investigations were underway and the court's permission would be sought before arresting Soni.
In her complaint, the victim, a state government employee, said that her family members went to Soni's place in Chhatarpur with a marriage proposal in 2015, the SP said.
A year later, the JMFC contacted her and invited her to Jugal Kishore temple in Panna district and promised to marry her and applied sindoor on her forehead, the complaint said.
The matter will come up for hearing on June 18.
Talking to reporters in Panna, the victim today claimed that she had got engaged to Soni in the temple but he called off the wedding as his demand for dowry was not met.
She demanded his immediate arrest and also alleged that she was being threatened.
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