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A soldier who is accused of infecting his partner with HIV has been charged attempted murder

24 news reported that a 44 years South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier who allegedly deliberately inflamed his romantic partner with HIV, is anticipated to be charged for attempted homicide within the Pretoria Justice of the Peace's court this week.

The accused, who can't be named to protect the complainant's identification, made his first look in the courtroom in September.

The trial became first of all set down for June this year but it was postponed due to the fact a brand new prosecutor became assigned to the case and the accused changed his prison representation. 

AfriForum's Prosecution Unit, which has a looking brief in the case on behalf of the victim and her circle of relatives, stated the trial turned into predicted to start on Wednesday.

In October 2007, the accused examined high-quality for HIV at the SANDF sickbay in Phalaborwa. Further laboratory testing confirmed his high-quality popularity.

It was reported that the accused was reported immediately, after the final results of their checkup. It was then informed using the SANDF medical workforce that he became HIV positive.

In 2016, the accused have become romantically involved with any other soldier, who held the rank of corporal within the air pressure.

The accused had consensual and unprotected intercourse together with her on numerous occasions between December 2016 and April 2017.

Accused in no way found out about HIV fame. It is alleged that, for the duration of this time, he never discovered his HIV popularity to her. She was examined badly for HIV in August 2016.

The rate sheet similarly stated that she did no longer have sex with every person from the time she received her HIV report till she became concerned with the accused.

The accused allegedly made his accomplice believe that he was HIV bad, which persuaded her to have unprotected sexual intercourse with him.

They also reported that the accused thoroughly knew, in any respect applicable instances, that the HIV ailment he carried might be sexually transmitted to the complainant if he had unprotected sexual sex together with her, and that with the aid of doing so, he ought to infect the complainant with HIV.

The accused persevered to reassure the complainant that he turned into HIV terrible, notwithstanding the accused having been knowledgeable via the SANDF medical team of workers as a long way back as eight October 2007 that he turned into HIV fantastic, and regardless of him having undergone HIV trying out on various events in view that.

All the assessments showed that the accused became HIV effective and that he also received and used the prescribed remedy.

His partner tested positive for the virus in April 2017.

Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/sandf-soldier-accused-of-intentionally-infecting-partner-with-hiv-to-be-tried-for-attempted-murder-20211005

OPINION:

I am not the one to judge if that was done on purpose, he was unfair. I believe that the treatment he is getting now is well deserved because he failed another person's life.

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