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Man jailed for giving woman he met online HIV

Crime WorldBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Simba Kuuya
Simba Kuuya

A man has been jailed for infecting a woman he met on a dating site, with HIV.

32-year-old Simba Kuuya from Manchester UK, knew he had been HIV positive for the past 4-years but still had unprotected sex with the woman.

A court in the UK heard the couple chatted online before exchanging phone numbers and then meeting up in person.

Prosexutor Sue Ferrier told the court that the woman on found out that Kuuya was infected after their brief relationship ended.

"One of his former partners contacted her via Facebook and broke the news to her.

"The victim confronted Kuuya about his medical condition but he denied it - however she sought a blood test at Singleton Hospital which came back positive."

Swansea Crown Court heard that the woman was devised after learning of the condition.

"I have to live with this for the rest of my life," she said in a statement.

Kuuya pleaded guilty to inflicting grievous bodily harm.

Jailing Kuuya for two years and four months Judge Christopher Vosper said:

"Her life has been completely changed by being infected - something that could easily have been avoided if you had been honest from the start.

"You chose to conceal something from her that you should have been open about. The consequences have been devastating."