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Reward to Find Runaway Groom

AdventureMan read this aloud to me from the Doha Peninsula News. I can’t help it, we both laughed our heads off:

Raipur: A poor villager of Chhattisgarh has announced a cash reward for anyone providing any information about his son who is missing since April 21, minutes after he was married to a girl against his wishes. Though police had registered a case of “missing” and still looking for the runaway groom, the family members of the bride, as well as the groom strongly believe that the groom was “carried away” by ghosts or some evil forces.

Brijlal, a poor farmer, or village Bhurkuni of Dhamtari district has appealed through local newspapers here Wednesday that he would offer Rs. 20,000 in cash to anyone who provides information about his son.

Good luck there, and hope the ghosts and evil spirits return him soon!

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June 6, 2008 - Posted by | Community, Cross Cultural, ExPat Life, Family Issues, Living Conditions, Marriage, Mating Behavior

4 Comments »

  1. carried away by ghosts!!! LOL sorry but thats funny

    Comment by Ansam | June 7, 2008 | Reply

  2. Ansam! I am so thankful ONE person read it and thought the same thing we did! Excuse me, the first sentence tells the whole story! We were dying laughing. Thank you, Ansam for thinking it was as funny as we did.

    Comment by intlxpatr | June 7, 2008 | Reply

  3. wahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahhaahahahahahaha
    hahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaahaahhahahaa
    hahahahahaaaa!!!!

    im glad he ran away/was carried away by ghosts. he shouldnt have to adhere to his family’s wishes when it comes to marriage.

    Comment by Mrm | June 7, 2008 | Reply

  4. Oh thank God! Two people who thought it was funny! And Mrm, I hadn’t thought of that, but hmmm. . . . . yeh.

    Comment by intlxpatr | June 8, 2008 | Reply


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