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'Impotent' ex-minister caught trying to buy sex

The Local · 14 Mar 2012, 17:21

Published: 14 Mar 2012 17:21 GMT+01:00

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“I can’t have sex and so the whole thing is impossible,” he told daily Expressen.

The ex-minister, who reportedly was part of a previous government, has been convicted for trying to buy sex from a known prostitute.

He was caught after police saw him pick up the woman in his car in February, where he allegedly negotiated the purchase of oral sex.

The woman got into his car and they drove off, but as the ex-minister felt that he was being followed, he stopped the car early and let her out, reported newspaper Aftonbladet.

Police questioned both and it turned out he had already given the woman the money.

The man, who is said to have had important political duties, was reportedly at one point a strong contender to the post as head of the party he represented.

When he found out he was under suspicion for attempting to purchase sex he confessed straight away and was fined 19,200 kronor ($2,814).

Now, however, he denies all allegations.

“I have prostate cancer and it is treated with hormones, which means the sex drive disappears. I am medically castrated, one could say,” he told Aftonbladet.

Instead, the man claims he was giving the woman a ride home. He said no sexual favours had been discussed.

“I had been out shopping and when I get to the car she asks me where I live. I tell her where I live and she asks if she can come. I was going to drive her home as it was on my way. Then I started driving her home,” the ex-minister told the paper.

The ex-minister claims that he has “tried telling people” but that he has been unsuccessful in getting them to listen. At the time he had felt that he had no other choice than to confess to the officers.

“The police told me that I could choose between the case being taken to court with all the public exposure that would entail or accept an order of summary punishment,” he told the paper.

In retrospect, confessing was probably a mistake, the man said.

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“It was a stupid thing to do. Now most people will think I am guilty,” he told Expressen.

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Your comments about this article

18:00 March 14, 2012 by Svensksmith
Once he is in prison, he'll be able to have sex.
18:16 March 14, 2012 by philster61
Can't perform sexually? Excellent. Now I know what excuse to use in case I wanna buy a girl.....
18:27 March 14, 2012 by OUIJA
Guilty as charged without being able to use his weapon to put millions of bullets inside the prostitute warehouse.
18:37 March 14, 2012 by Soft Boiled
The ex-minister claims that he has "tried telling people" but that he has been unsuccessful in getting them to listen.

18:56 March 14, 2012 by OUIJA
His wife did not believe him. Guess why.
19:16 March 14, 2012 by philster61
Begs the question. Why was he trying to buy something that he can't service? If my car doesn't work, there's no point trying to take it out for a drive......
19:21 March 14, 2012 by StockholmSam
Oh this is too funny. I wonder who in the world it could be.
19:34 March 14, 2012 by gpafledthis
Should one assume that this "induced" impotence is job description for out of office swedish pols ??? After all he can't screw the public anymore !!
20:28 March 14, 2012 by johan rebel
Jan Nygren would be my best guess.
21:50 March 14, 2012 by occassional
Of course. He just wanted to show her his stamp collection. No more.
22:33 March 14, 2012 by wxman
If you're impotent, how is paying for it going to fix it?
22:47 March 14, 2012 by Da Goat
He just wanted to play snooker with a rope, give him a break,no need to go hard on the poor sap!

perhaps he thought he could buy some lead for his pencil. LOL
07:45 March 15, 2012 by Lavaux
So the guy pleads guilty and accepts the summary fine (strafföreläggende) to keep his name out of the newspapers, then retracts his guilty plea in an interview with a newspaper on grounds that he couldn't have enjoyed the fruits of his crime. The guy must be a socialist of a green or deep red variety.

Consider the case of an extreme tightwad who steals a vast sum of money and then when caught, pleads his innocence because he would never have been able to force himself to spend it. Ya sure.
10:40 March 15, 2012 by sarcastrix
Reminds me of a scene from Little Britain: "I met two men, Carlos and Eduardo, who invited me into their cubicle to talk about government policy. Unfortunately I slipped on the wet floor and became sandwiched between the two men."
12:51 March 15, 2012 by Jes
" he has been unsuccessful getting them to listen"

That is one more thing the X-minister is unseccessful at . He should now try a rope . If that does not work , there is a high bridge in Sundsvall ----

Jokes aside , someone must tell everybody that banning prostitution is not one of the best decisions Sweden has made . The irony could be that when Mr. Impotent was a Minister he voted against the greatest business in human history.
13:01 March 15, 2012 by spo10
Ex-minister likes X-rated stuffs hmmm
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