According to a German judge, it is an “amazing” situation. “historic”A woman was found guilty of sexual assault in a legal case after she sabotage her partner’s condoms, without his consent.
Judge Astrid Salewski handed down her ruling and said that the case was unique in Germany’s legal record books. It’s the first time that a woman has been found guilty of “stealthing”During sex.
The 39-year-old accused was a woman from Bielefeld, west Germany. “friends with benefits”Relationship with a man aged 42
According to reports, the two met online in 2021. They initially began a relationship. “no strings”Relationships of sexual nature
However, over time the woman decided she wanted more from the relationship – something the man told her he wasn’t interested in.
A few days later, Bielefeld’s regional court heard that the woman had begun to poke holes in condoms that he kept under his bedside table. She hoped that she would fall pregnant and force the couple onto a new level.
According to German newspaper Bild, the plan was unsuccessful and the woman didn’t get pregnant.
However, she sent him a message on WhatsApp, claiming that she was pregnant — and revealing that she had deliberately damaged the condoms.
The incident was reported to the local police. Judge Astrid Salewski ruled in favor of the man. “We have written legal history here today”.
Initially, the woman had been charged with rape, but after careful examination the charge was revised to one of “stealthing – the act of deliberately removing a condom during sex without a partner’s consent.
While this has up to know been seen as something that men do, “This provision also applies in the reverse case” the judge said after he decision. He condoms were made unusable without his knowledge or consent.
“No means no here as well”.
The woman was handed a six-month suspended sentence for sexual assault by deliberately damaging the condoms