Groom Dies On His Way To His Wedding Reception

The sad information reaching us this evening is the demise of a groom on his way to his wedding reception today September 30th. The reception was to be held at the Africana guest house opposite TF hostel, atomic junction as seen in a wedding invite shared by the groom at the beginning of this month.

It is believed that they had an accident on the way. His wife has been hospitalized as well.

This is very sad news and we pray that Allah grants the family and especially the widowed wife swabr in this very trying time.

May jannah be the abode of the groom as well as all gone souls.

Many express shock on social media.

Let’s reflect on the following verses from Surah Hadid while we all grieve:

22No calamity befalls on the earth or in yourselves but is inscribed in the Book of Decrees (Al-Lauh Al-Mahfooz), before We bring it into existence. Verily, that is easy for Allah.

23. In order that you may not grieve at the things that you fail to get, nor rejoice (be boastful) over that which has been given to you. And Allah likes not prideful boasters.

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