A man who has to give police 24 hours notice before having sex going on hunger strike

A man who has to give police 24 hours notice before having sex going on hunger strike

A father who must give police 24 hours’ notice before he has sex is planning to go on hunger strike in protest at the “extreme” order.

The man — who cannot be named — had previously been cleared of rape, but was subjected to the Sexual Risk Order (SRO) after an application by North Yorkshire Police.

The single man, who is in his 40s, has accused the force of “sour grapes” after his acquittal at a retrial, having spent 14 months on remand.

Previously he admitted to having an interest in sado-masochistic sex and used to visit a Fifty Shades Of Grey-style fetish club with an ex-partner.

He denies having any criminal convictions.

The terms of the SRO, currently an interim order which the police will apply to be made permanent at a hearing in August, have a list of conditions including a requirement for him to inform police 24 hours before he has sex with a new partner.

But the man says the order condemns him to “a life alone”.

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