A Sydney man labelled morally bankrupt when sentenced to at least nine years in prison last December for deliberate HIV infection has appealed against the jail term.Stanislas Kanengele-Yondjo received the prison sentence after being found guilty of knowingly infecting two female tourists in 2003.The Sydney man knew he had HIV but told the women he did not have the virus. The two women have since been diagnosed with HIV.Kanengele-Yondjo appealed his sentence in the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal today, claiming it was excessive and failed to take into account his guilty plea, the Australian reported.The crown prosecutor opposed a sentence reduction, saying the Sydney man showed gross, callous and reprehensible disregard for the women.The court has reserved its decision.

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