Let’s face it, at one point or the other, we all want to try a kink. Gone are the days when sex happens just in the bedroom with missionary the only way to copulate. It’s 2020 and we all want to try something exciting and adventurous. In comes the idea of outdoor sex. The idea of trying sex in a public place could come in various ways, a beach romp, the restroom of your favorite restaurant, or even the infamous debatable car sex.
For this article lets focus on car sex, shall we? There is a thrill of having sex in your car. It is like taking a ride in a ride (all pun intended). According to a celebrated and certified sex coach, Myisha Battle, it is believed that car sex is like a novel location, when changed; inject new life into a long term relationship.
Now that it has taken roots in your and gone from just a fantasy to something you are ready to try, the next obstacle to overcome is choosing a safe spot. There have been stories of those who parked on 3rd Mainland Bridge for their daring adventure while less daring people have chosen parking lots.
However, before you go ahead with it, have you thought of what happens if you get caught having car sex in Nigeria?
Back in 2018, there was a brouhaha on social media as to the legality of having sex in your car in Nigeria. This came after photos of a couple having sex in an isolated part of a neighborhood in Lagos State were posted online after they were harassed by a mob. An argument ensued as to whether having sex in a car is a crime in Nigeria.
People were left even further confounded when a statement was made by a police spokesman Abayomi Shogunle that “Sex in a car in a public place is not a crime in Nigeria, provided the location was not a place of worship.”
The publication further said that parties could have sex if age 18yrs+, the act was consensual (agreed to by parties) and parties were of the opposite sex and requested to contact @POLICENG_PCRRU if arrested. This statement sparked further debate for and against car sex being a crime in the country until the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimin Edgal waded into the matter and attempted to clear lingering doubts.
According to him, having sex inside a car parked in a public place is an indecent act and an offense punishable by law.
The Commissioner of Police said the police has been advised by the Director of Public Prosecution of the state Ministry of Justice and the Legal Department of the State Police Command, Panti, Yaba with relevant sections of the law as follows:
Section 134 (a) Criminal Law of Lagos state 2015, prohibits any indecent act in any public place without lawful excuse. The Law holds that such a person is liable on conviction to 2 years imprisonment.
Section 136 of the Criminal Law of Lagos state, 2015 provides that any person who commits any act of gross indecency with another person in public commits an offense and liable on conviction to 3 years imprisonment.
It must be noted that section 134 which deals with offenses against morality particularly section 134 (a) have it that an indecent act in a public place makes both parties engaging in the act liable to imprisonment for 2 years.
In the same vein, section 231 of the Criminal Code Act which is a Federal law and applicable in states other than the northern states where the Penal Code is applicable also makes Indecent Acts punishable.
Going by these laws, what happens should you decide to have car sex is an arrest in the case you get caught (if you). Pray you don’t get caught by a mob who not only harass you but also post your nudity all over the internet.