Gorakhpur: In Gorakhpur district of UP, a woman was valued at 71 sheep. In fact, a man was asked to give 71 sheep to his girlfriend's husband as compensation for taking away his married girlfriend. According to the report, a panchayat in Pipraich decided to give 71 sheep to the man as a "compensation" to his girlfriend's husband.
The case began on July 22 when a married woman absconded with her boyfriend. When the case was intervened, the woman expressed her desire to leave her husband. However, the disposal of the case was not so simple and only a few days later the dispute broke out between the two persons. The panchayat was called and the panchayat asked the lover to either continue the extramarital affair by paying compensation to the girlfriend's husband or ending the relationship. The boyfriend decided to keep his girlfriend together.
The panchayat asked the lover to give 71 of his 142 sheep herds, and all three agreed. In the meantime, the case caught fire again when the lover's father objected to the panchayat's decision and asked for a flock of sheep back. They even lodged a written complaint in the police station and asked for their sheep back without any condition. Even the boyfriend's father accused the woman's husband of stealing her sheep. Police is currently investigating the case.