Man prefers jail to being home with his wife

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5 October 2004 , ITZEHOE - A man in Germany surrendered to authorities saying he preferred spending time in jail rather than being free at home with his wife, police said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man in the North Sea coastal town of Itzehoe had been slapped with a fine for an offence. Faced with a choice of paying the fine or spending 10 days in jail, he asked officers to lock him away. "He said he couldn't stand the constant bickering at home with his wife and was looking forward to a bit of peace and qui

5 October 2004

ITZEHOE - A man in Germany surrendered to authorities saying he preferred spending time in jail rather than being free at home with his wife, police said Tuesday.

The 47-year-old man in the North Sea coastal town of Itzehoe had been slapped with a fine for an offence.

Faced with a choice of paying the fine or spending 10 days in jail, he asked officers to lock him away.

"He said he couldn't stand the constant bickering at home with his wife and was looking forward to a bit of peace and quite," a police spokesman said.

DPA

Subject: German news

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