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Man convicted of grievous bodily harm for infecting two women with HIV

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7421.950-b (Published 23 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:950
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A London man was last week convicted of grievous bodily harm for infecting two women with HIV, in the first successful prosecution of its kind in England and Wales.

    Mohammed Dica, 37, a father of three, told police that both women had known he was infected, but the women denied this. His first victim, who remains unnamed, said he claimed he had had a vasectomy and needed no protection. His second victim, known only as Deborah, a mother of two, said Mr Dica pursued her for months, claiming that he loved her and wanted her to have his children. As …

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