HIV-positive Italian Valentino Talluto jailed for infecting 30 women

Valentino Talluto, an Italian HIV-positive male indicted of infecting by defenceless sex about 30 women, looks on during his hearing on Oct 25, 2017 in a courtroom of a Rebibbia prisonImage copyright
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Valentino Talluto was arrested in Nov 2015

An Italian accountant has been jailed for 24 years after intentionally infecting 30 women with HIV.

Valentino Talluto is pronounced to have had defenceless sex with during slightest 53 women after his HIV diagnosis in 2006, a youngest of whom was 14 during a relationship’s start.

The accountant, regulating a pseudonym “Hearty Style”, went on amicable networks and dating sites to find his victims.

On Friday, judges condemned a 33-year-old to 24 years in prison.

Talluto’s counterclaim lawyers had argued their client’s actions were “imprudent, though not intentional”.

However, those who asked him to wear a condom were told he was possibly allergic, or had recently been tested for HIV, news group AFP reported.

When some of a women confronted him after finding they were infected, he denied he was a conduit of a potentially lethal virus, that can lead to Aids.

As a outcome of his actions, another 4 people engaged a pathogen on tip of a women he directly infected: 3 group and one baby.

Prosecutor Elena Neri told a justice final month: “His actions were dictated to boar death.”

However, Talluto – whose mom was an HIV-infected drug addict who died when he was 4 – told a justice if that had been a case, he would not have left to a bid of carrying tangible relationships.

“Many of a girls know my friends and family,” he said. “They contend that we wanted to taint as many people as possible. If that had been a case, we would have left for infrequent sex in bars, we would not have brought them into my life.”

Judges in Rome deliberated over a judgment for some-more than 10 hours before announcing a verdict.

According to internal media, victims wept as a judgment was review out. However, it fell brief of a life tenure prosecutors had asked for.

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