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Court fines Stockholm couple for faked sex

Peter Vinthagen Simpson · 19 Mar 2010, 08:04

Published: 19 Mar 2010 08:04 GMT+01:00

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The couple were fined 800 kronor ($112) by Stockholm District Court after a neighbourly feud left the faux-amorous couple feeling the long arms of the law.

In court testimony the couple admitted that they had engaged in simulated sex on the patio of their apartment on Södermalm in central Stockholm last August in an attempt to deliberately provoke a neighbouring family.

The pair told the court that their open-air sexual workout was a form of revenge on their neighbours who they claimed regularly hosted loud and rowdy parties.

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The court ruling now establishes that sex, make believe or otherwise, is not legal on one's balcony or patio, and that it can lead to consequences when conducted in full view of the neighbours.

Peter Vinthagen Simpson (news@thelocal.se)

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08:45 March 19, 2010 by Gesualdo
What's the fine for the real thing?
09:33 March 19, 2010 by occassional
The same wally..."establishes that sex, make believe or otherwise".
09:57 March 19, 2010 by sherkovic
HAHAHA like the revenge!!
10:21 March 19, 2010 by StockholmSam
I wonder how these two would respond to a dog-walker not picking up his pooch's poop...
10:37 March 19, 2010 by christo
hahahahahahah,,,, revenge,,, go on guys enjoy
11:10 March 19, 2010 by sleepinacoffin
i would love to receive this kinda revenge from my neighbor...sounds like i need to throw some noisy parties to get revenged.
11:21 March 19, 2010 by livinginsweden
@ sleepinacoffin

which grave yard do you live? I bring my girlfriend along and do it for you...

ha ha
12:04 March 19, 2010 by Nemesis
This is stupid.

So what if people have sex or nto on there patio.
14:51 March 19, 2010 by VicTaulic
They were probably just pretending to pretend to have sex. Liars.
15:15 March 19, 2010 by bravedave
they were pretending, but that apparently is also an offence.

This is a ridiculous law, who on earth had time to conjure up this at the taxpayers expense?
15:35 March 19, 2010 by DAVID T
They should pretend to pay their fine as well
16:03 March 19, 2010 by sissygirl
haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa I do believe I would call an all out war aginst my neighbors. Yes, dog poo flung on their patio; salt in their flower bed; feed mega-dose of laxatives to their dog.....mwhaaaaaa
20:26 March 19, 2010 by joppee
Did they actually pretend having sex in "full view"?! Full view of the neighbors or of themselves?

I might pretend I had a neighbor that needed revenge so I could argue for pretending having sex on my patio, just for provoking the fantastic law, or was it the law-interpreters??

This is far beyond stupid and the charge should have been dropped the moment it came to the court...

BTW what's wrong with being naked? This is after all Sweden, isn't it?
10:22 March 21, 2010 by Deema
They knew their neighbor didn't get laid for the past 6 years. so pretending to have sex right infront of him is the best revenge. 800 SEK is nothing! :P
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