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Prison guards take rapist to sex shop

The Local · 23 Jul 2010, 13:06

Published: 23 Jul 2010 13:06 GMT+02:00

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The prisoner, being held at the Skogome prison near Gothenburg, was on a short period of leave in the town of Kungsbacka, where he was accompanied by two warders. Ninety minutes before he was due to go back to the jail, a specialist facility for sex offenders, the warders suggested taking a trip to a sex shop in the town.

The prisoner claims the nature of the shop only became apparent when they got inside, but once there, the warders stayed for “quite a long time,” according to a letter sent by the inmate to newspaper Göteborgs-Tidningen.

The shop in question sells goods such as dildos and inflatable sex dolls. All three men bought products there - the prisoner claimed he did so in order to prove to the authorities that he had been to the shop.

“I can’t understand how staff at a jail for sex offenders can trick a prisoner to go into a shop like that,” the man told Aftonbladet.

Lisbeth Malmqvist, action regional manager for the Swedish prison and probation service, said the visit was “unfortunate” and “goes against everything we teach in our treatment programmes.”

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Questioned by prison bosses about the report, the guards said they believed the store was more akin to a joke shop, rather than a sex shop. Lisbeth Malmqvist said the prison service had accepted that the visit was an unfortunate error.

The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

15:44 July 23, 2010 by waggywow
Wow, that sounds kinda crazy dude, whats up with that.


19:34 July 23, 2010 by leroy
I like this :)
19:42 July 23, 2010 by rugla
How about taking him to a vet and have his genitals cut off, that should do the trick!
21:29 July 23, 2010 by Mack
I am sure that his victim(s) was very amused... WTPH!
23:34 July 23, 2010 by Swedesmith
What's next, a visit to a girl's school?
00:42 July 24, 2010 by GLO
That is just Nuts!!!
02:54 July 24, 2010 by kenny8076
what a country Sweden is that a rapist gets quality time in the real world to ease his mind. Sometimes it makes my stomach hurt to hear people claim this is a developed country
10:40 July 24, 2010 by Mr. Puppy
@kenny8076 Because no rapists exist in countries with harsher penalties for it?
20:04 July 24, 2010 by hjoian
how can the authorities wxpect people to respect the law when they have no respect for it themselves? The rapist should be castrated and the warders sacked from their posts....idiots.
06:37 July 25, 2010 by AussieAndy
Amazing, no-one knew it was a sex shop. Very disturbing.
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