Lyakhavichy resident sentenced for ordering infection of his ex-wife with HIV

The court of Lyakhavichy district has sentenced a 41-year-old man to 7 years in prison for wanting to infect his ex-wife with HIV.

In November 2017, the 38-year-old woman was struck in the leg with a medical syringe by an unknown man. The organizer of the crime was a 41-year-old ex-husband of the victim. He paid the attacker $ 50 to inject his ex-wife with blood, infected with HIV. However, the performer put his own blood, which was uninfected, into the syringe.

A criminal case was opened into the actions of the ex-husband. He was charged with attempting to infect a person with HIV and illegal actions with regard to weapons.

The man was sentenced to seven years in a strong-regime correctional colony. In addition, 10,000 BYN was collected from him as moral damage in favor of the victim., BelTA