A 36-year-old truck driver from Ancona in Italy has been arrested for allegedly passing on HIV to ladies through unprotected sexual intercourse.
A spokesman for police in Ancona mentioned at present that 35-year-old Claudio Pinti had been arrested two days earlier in Italy. It’s believed that the suspect who traveled all over Italy for work may need consciously handed on the lethal virus to greater than 200 sexual partners.
Regardless of having been identified for no less than 11 years, he didn’t take precautions nor warn his partners about his situation, Ancona police mentioned in a written assertion. When officers apprehended him, Mr Pinti declared himself a “negationist’” on the existence of HIV, police mentioned.
In a press convention on Wednesday, police mentioned Mr Pinti was a daily consumer of courting web sites and may need contaminated greater than 200 folks. He was caught after one among his most up-to-date partners checked herself right into a hospital after feeling in poor health and found she had contracted the virus.
Authorities urged potential victims to contact police, and in a breach of ordinary observe, launched an image of the suspect so individuals who might acknowledge him. The police spokesman mentioned a number of calls have are available in and are being verified.