An Indonesian landowner has raised eyebrows by offering to flog off his sister-in-law to the person that buys his property.
In the advert which was posted on Facebook earlier this week on Tuesday, landowner Aris Sofiyanto wrote: “For sale: a 72-square-metre plot of land in Griya Taman Bahagia housing compound in Gondangmanis, Kudus (Central Java).
“Includes a five-metre wide paved road as access. Price is 100 million IDR (5,397 GBP). Note: If the buyer is a match, he can marry my sister-in-law, who happens to be looking for a serious relationship.”
He also included a picture of his sister-in-law identified as Dewi Rosalia Indah, which was widely shared as a flood of people expressed interest in the offer.
Because of the widespread interest, local media quickly tracked down Aris who they said was a resident of Karangbener Village, in Bae District which is in the Kudus Regency in Indonesia’s Central Java province.
However he denied that it was a cheap marketing stunt taking advantage of his sister-in-law, saying that she had been let down a couple of times in love and he wanted to help her out as well as at the same time sell his property.
The young woman was also contacted who confirmed that she had given him permission to include her in the deal, and that she would also be okay if the buyer bought the land but decided not to marry her.
But she said she had already received proposals from men in Malaysia and Singapore.
She said: “I have twice failed to get married, so I want to find a good partner who wants to love and accept me as I am.”
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