India – A 42-year-old Indian man described as an “alcoholic” allegedly attempted to sell his wife for about $110 to pay for his drinking habit, the Times of India reports. The newspaper writes that Medula Rajender of Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, was reportedly arrested Monday following a complaint lodged by his eldest son. Rajender allegedly “struck a deal” with a broker to sell his wife after his daily wages proved too paltry to buy enough liquor for himself. According to the Times of India, Rajender had “forcibly” taken his 36-year-old wife, Medula Ammayi, to a bus station on Saturday. India’s TV 9 Maharashtra reports that he then told his wife to take a bus and that a man would receive her at the other end. However, the woman reportedly became “suspicious” and got off the bus at another village. She soon took refuge at a relative’s home and shared her ordeal with them. ”I had married Rajender 20 years ago but could not imagine in my wildest dreams that he would resort to such a heinous act,” she told the Times.
Kind of a no brainer sale here. 110 bucks gets you what, 5 cases of beer? Maybe 6 with your CVS card? 2 handles of Jack or 3 of Beam? Enough for like at least a weekend’s worth of buzz. On the other hand a wife gives you….nagging? Chores to do? Grief that you’re not nice enough to her parents? Criticism you’re not a good enough listener to her emotions? Stories about how Sanjay Bagesh two doors over just took his wife to the new 5 star spot in town while you haven’t taken her to dinner in months? Yeah I’ll take the whiskey and Heineken, thank you very much. Stick that bitch on the first palanquin out of town and just get straight shitty on booze.