14th wife? Woman rebuffs Swaziland king

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    A 22-year-old woman fled to Britain from the southern African nation of Swaziland and is seeking asylum after refusing to join the harem of 13 wives of Swazi king Mswati III.

    Tintswalo Ngobeni fled to Britain after she caught the attention of the millionaire monarch, known for his lavish lifestyle, the Daily Mail reported.

    As part of Swazi custom, the 45-year-old king is permitted to choose a new bride every year. He is father to 27 children. The king's sixth wife escaped from the royal harem last year, citing years of "emotional and physical abuse" by her husband.

    Ngobeni, who now lives in Birmingham, was 15 when the king made his advances after seeing her at the palace of his fourth wife. She said she was terrified when she learned of his marriage intentions.

    "His wives are kept in their palace, surrounded by bodyguards, and they can't really go anywhere unless the king says so," she told the daily.

    Ngobeni was forced to abandon a comfortable lifestyle in a private boarding school and escape.

    "I didn't have a choice. Nobody has ever turned down the king or dares to disobey him, so I just disappeared," she said.

    14th wife? Woman rebuffs Swaziland king - The Times of India
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    Great Custom....
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    King is not Bad, it is custom. No one can help the king..... :LMAO:
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    It's a custom "custom made" for the Kings, very bad... [​IMG]
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    The number of wives a man has, is indirectly proportional to his sanity.:cheesy:
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    Middle aged and barbaric.........
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    14 wifes.
    How does he manages them.
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    Swazi king Mswati III
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    Thanx for pic.
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    he needs to find himself some better clothes,
    if he can't, i don't mind contributing or donating him a few.
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    wot is he ?
    islamy ?
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    atleast, no chances of bieng hindu.
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    That's their traditional wear.

    Do you suppose all our swamijis in India wear a simple shawl because they don't have better clothing?:laugh:
    I'm sure that swazi king has enough money for a fleet of Rolls-Royces dude.
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    dat i can tell :partay:

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