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HIV positive man gets 11 years for not telling his partners

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A man investigated by New Westminster police has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for not telling women who were his sexual partners he was HIV positive.

A jury found Bongani Nyoni guilty of three charges of aggravated sexual assault in a trial held in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. He was sentenced last week.

The NWPD's major crime unit got an anonymous tip about Nyoni's activities in November 2009. Following an investigation charges against him were approved in July 2010.

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