Mexican woman forced to wear chastity belt for 12 years--Mexican woman forced to wear chastity belt for 12 years. A woman in Mexico told police her boyfriend forced her to wear a chastity padlock on her pants to keep her from being unfaithful, but she couldn’t take it anymore.

According to, the woman told the police that her boyfriend locked her pants every morning to keep her from cheating on him.

The 25-year-old woman had reportedly been living with 40-year old, José Antonio in a rural area within the state of Veracruz since the age of 13.

She is said to have endured endless abuse from the man for about 12 years before she finally contacted the police on Sept. 28, reports.

Antonio was arrested later after police managed to track him down, however the womanrefused to lay any charges against him. said that he was released soon after giving the police the key to the padlock and signing a statement promising to never use the padlock on his girlfriend again or abuse her in any way.

The decision to let Antonio go has angered a women’s rights group who believe that more could have been done to help the woman.

“It’s like they’re saying, ‘if she doesn’t recognize the problem, we, as authorities, can’t do anything about it,’” Araceli Gonzalez, executive director of the Equifonia was quoted saying.