A recent Court victory, and the lessons learned (Sept. 2017)
A recent case involving nudity in a public place (2017).
Here is a brief synopsis of the case. It is hoped that we can all learn something from it. It is published with the consent of the accused, though anonymised to avoid further unnecessary suffering.
X has been a naturist for over 20 years, and has often driven his car naked during the last 17. He was travelling alone in his car on his way to collect his wife from work, and was driving naked, when he was stopped by traffic lights near a city centre. Y and his wife pulled up in a higher vehicle alongside and glanced across, and saw that X was naked. The Ys were ‘outraged’. X saw Y looking at him, and quickly pulled a pair of shorts across his lap. The lights then changed and X drove off. However, Y followed him and dialled 999 and asked the police to apprehend X, which they did by Y following for some miles and guiding the police to where he was driving using their mobile phone. X was arrested, taken to the police station and told he would be charged with Public Nuisance. Subsequently this charge was changed to a breach of Section 66 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, which outlaws ‘exposure’ (‘the flashers law’). Cont…Read full original article…
Source: Naturist Action Group
17:20 7th October 2017