A HIV-positive man has been ordered by a court docket to give police 24 hours’ notice every time he intends to have sex.
Norman O’Neill, 44, who had unprotected sex with ladies after failing to inform them about his situation, was branded a “hazard to ladies” by a choose at Southampton Magistrates’ Court and slapped with a four-year Sexual Threat Order – and if he breaks it he may face up to 5 years in jail.
He should contact officers and supply the small print of every girl he plans on having sex with so police can warn them about his situation and is banned from inviting any ladies into his house except he calls police first.
O’Neill, from Southampton, was served with the order following a civil case introduced by Hampshire Constabulary. He’s alleged to have put “susceptible” ladies in danger by partaking in unprotected sex with out telling them he has HIV.
Detective Sergeant Craig Fielding, from Hampshire Constabulary, informed the court docket O’Neill enticed ladies again to his house by promising them medicine and alcohol.
The court docket heard on one event a lady wakened to uncover the decrease half of her clothes had been eliminated. She made a proper criticism however O’Neill denied raping her and there was inadequate proof that sexual activity had taken place.
On one other event, a lady allegedly wakened to discover her garments torn and blood on her legs. The court docket was informed O’Neill locked her within the flat for a number of days.
He was arrested however denied committing any offences and the lady was not ready to help a prosecution.
Because of being topic of the court docket order, O’Neill should inform ladies he has HIV earlier than any sexual exercise takes place. The order additionally features a curfew stopping O’Neill from leaving his house between 10pm and 7am.
Underneath the civil order, O’Neill should not invite any girl into his house with out giving police her title and phone particulars – giving officers the prospect to name her prematurely and concern an acceptable warning.
If he fails to adjust to the order he could possibly be prosecuted and jailed for up to 5 years.