A nurse has been charged with murder after being accused of causing the spread of HIV to more than 100 villagers in north-western Cambodia, a court reliable has mentioned.
Heng Luy, Deputy Prosecutor at Battambang provincial court, on Monday, demonstrated charging unlicensed native nurse Yem Chrin on fees together with spreading HIV, murder with the aid of torture, and working a unlicensed clinic.
Luy mentioned the homicide charge applied to the conceivable deaths via as a result of AIDS.
Chrin faces a lifestyles sentence if found responsible of the homicide cost, and up to 15 years in penal complex for transmitting HIV.
at the least one hundred and five villagers including 19 children have been stated HIV positive, according to native media.
top Minister Hun Sen, on the other hand, expressed doubts that that the nurse can have brought about such a huge HIV outbreak all over a public speech he gave on Thursday.
Villager Em Pov, whose spouse and 4 youngsters had been found to be HIV sure, mentioned he and different villagers do not believe Chrin brought about the infections intentionally.
“Mr Chrin is an efficient guy.
“He has been a nurse to my domestic for over twenty years,” Pov stated. (dpa/NAN)