A man who is required to give police 24 hours’ notice before he has sex has said he plans to go on hunger strike to protest the order.
The single man in his 40s, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was cleared after a rape allegation last year, but remains under an interim Sexual Risk Order (SRO), which requires him to contact police 24 hours before engaging in sexual activity with a new partner – giving her name, address and date of birth.
Previously, the man called the order “unjust”, saying that it had made his life a “virtual prison”.
“It’s just so unjust, there is not a conviction to my name – one allegation, acquitted, and they can still shut you down,” he said.
To protest the order, he has decided to go on a hunger strike, beginning Wednesday. If police ignore his protest, he said, it would “continue to either a satisfactory or a natural conclusion”.
“I have no life under this order,” he said. “This order condemns me to a life alone and without work. I have seen nothing but bitter injustice these last two years. Read more