Muzaffarnagar: A 21-year-old youth has been
asked by a village panchayat to pay a fine of Rs 10,000 for
allegedly having an affair and eloping with a girl of the same
The diktat was passed in a community panchayat convened
in Budhupura village, around 20 kms from here, on Friday where
the youth was found guilty of having an affair and eloping
with an 18-year-old girl, two members, Sharafat and Farman,
who were part of the community panchayat, said.
The family of the girl had approached the panchayat as
they were opposed to their affair.
The couple had eloped on August 1, he said.