This is a tale from the indian culture. Akbar & Birbal Tales are fables told by the old generations in India about the smar and wise Birbal, the minister of the king Akbar, and the different tasks and questions Akbar had for him.
This story is about a merchant whose money was stolen and went to the King to help him. Birbal was sent to find the thief and return the money. Would he be able to do so? and how?