Man lets wife go with lover in exchange for 71 sheep
The exchange was made in the presence of the Panchayat which directed the woman's lover to compensate her husband with half of his flock
In a bizarre love story, a husband agreed to let go off his wife with her lover in exchange for 71 sheep in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur. The exchange was made in the presence of the Panchayat which directed the woman's lover to compensate her husband with half of his flock. According to the news agency, ANI, the matter came to light on July 22 when the husband approached the Panchayat with the case after his wife eloped with her lover.
Gorakhpur:Panchayat in its judgement in a case said a woman, married to one Rajesh Pal,can stay with another man with whom she had eloped,on condition that Pal is given 71 sheep as compensation.Pal was later arrested on complaint of the other man's father for stealing his sheep. pic.twitter.com/kNYWdTGjja— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 19, 2019
The husband identified as Rajesh let go off his wife with her lover identified as Umesh for 71 sheep in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur. When the Panchayat interrogated the lovers, they expressed their willingness to live together and the woman confessed that she was not happy in her marriage. Taking cognisance of the situation, the woman's lover, Umesh was given a choice to either have an extramarital affair or compensate the woman's husband with a flock of sheep. Umesh chose love over his livestock and gave away 71 sheep to his lover's husband Rajesh.
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