Court bans Muslim polygamist from having sex with disabled wife

“A London man has been banned from having sex with one of his wives from a polygamous Islamic marriage because she is unable to consent to his demands.

The Court of Protection has ruled the woman, who is mentally disabled and lives at a care facility, does not have the capacity to decide if she wants to have sex with her husband, who lives in London, and should not return home to be cared for by the man.

Appealing for his wife to return home, the man claimed it was right to have sex with his wives and their duty to submit, the Mirror reported. 

So is bigamy even a crime in the U.K. any more?

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  • Good Lord.

  • Exile1981

    Ok first shouldn’t they arrest him for bygamy? Secondly if she is so mentally disabbled she can not give consent then any act of sex by him would be rape so charge him with that as well.

    Or is this like Rotham and there are now two sets of laws in britian? One for british citizens that is harsh, strict and quick to punish and a second one that ignores muslim sex offenders like

    • Rape? But it’s her “duty to submit”.

      • Exile1981

        That’s the problem that england as a nation seems to think it’s her duty to submit. Lie down and think of queen and country.

  • winniec

    UK should increase the penalty for bigamy and include exile as part of it. The most dangerous Islamist want to be polygamists, so many will leave voluntarily. Good riddance. A series of laws that block Islamic abuse of women will clear out many terrorists. They love abusing their women.

    • The Goat

      And their goats, shudder.

    • Exile1981

      What did I do to deserve being used as a penalty… oh wait you mean exile the action not me personally 🙂

  • Achmed

    Just as long as she can continue to get her government disability cheque to give to her husband to cash, it is alright though a huge insult to his rights as a husband under the law, Shari’a Law that is.

  • tom_billesley

    The medical procedure appropriate to his condition would appear to be bilateral orchidectomy. Free on the NHS of course.

  • ed

    he can legally claim welfare payments for all his wives and children in the uk yes that is true !

    • tom_billesley

      If he gets her home he can get one of his other wives to claim carer’s allowance (£61.35 a week). He can also claim that she needs her own bedroom and bathroom, and an extra bedroom for a carer, and get a lump sum grant for extending his home.
      His other wives (marriages not registered but muslim nikah ceremonies) claim to be single mothers and each get welfare and public housing.

  • Alain

    I am sure the court will be obeyed by the guy, since the Muslims have such respect and high regard for the laws, culture and traditions of their host country.

  • Hard Little Machine

    So there’s still a law about raping the retarded. Yaaay. England prevails.

    • AlanUK

      The action was taken by the Court of Protection. According to Wiki (but it is still probably correct):
      “The Court of Protection in English law is a superior court of record created under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It has jurisdiction over the property, financial affairs and personal welfare of people who it claims lack mental capacity to make decisions for themselves.”

      In addition, it should be noted that:
      “Everyone has the right to say ‘no’ to sex on any occasion and under any circumstances, regardless of whether they’ve given consent to sex with that person in the past. Sex without consent is rape, whether it takes place within a marriage or any other kind of relationship. Rape in marriage was criminalised as recently as 1982 in Scotland and 1991 in England. Before these dates a woman had no legal protection from rape by her husband. Fortunately, rape within marriage and other relationships is now clearly recognised within the law.”
      http://www.rapecrisis.org.uk/maritalrape2.php