A Sydney man who knowingly infected two female tourists with HIV has lost an appeal against his 12-year jail term.The NSW court of criminal appeal this morning dismissed Stanislas Kanengele-Yondjo’s appeal to have his prison sentence shortened, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.Kanengele-Yondjo, 42, had argued a lower court’s ruling that his case fell in the worst class was wrong. The court of criminal appeal rejected the argument.Kanengele-Yondjo knew he was HIV-positive when he had unprotected sex with the two women in 2003.He hid his HIV status from the women despite them asking about it. He was convicted last year of maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm.Kanengele-Yondjo will be eligible for parole in 10 years.

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