Thursday, November 3, 2016

Court rules that girl, 16, can continue sexual relationship with her uncle, 48

A schoolgirl's sexual relationship with her uncle will be allowed to continue after a court in Germany ruled the pair had a right to be together. The teenager from Schildow, Brandenburg, has been with the 48-year-old since she was 14 and the couple ran away together last year sparking a police manhunt.

According to DailyMail, upon returning to Germany, having been found in the south of France, a court has now ruled the now 16-year-old will be able to stay with her boyfriend with the judge ruling the prohibition of love is a threat to the child's well-being.

The pair fled when the girl's worried parents contacted police, but after returning to Germany she refused to break off the romance. Her parents sent her to a psychiatric clinic for several weeks in a bid to get her to change her mind.

She was only released after managing to arrange a legal counsel, who got her freed and filed a legal challenge for the right to a relationship of her own choice. And now the regional appeal court of Brandenburg has confirmed the ruling in favour of the couple.

No comments:

Post a Comment