German Singer Arrested for Spreading HIV

Star accused of having unprotected sex while aware she had virus
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2009 5:35 AM CDT
German Singer Arrested for Spreading HIV
Nadja Benaissa of the German pop band No Angels attends the 42nd Goldene Kamera Awards in Berlin, Germany in this 2007 photo.   (Getty Images)

A singer in Germany's biggest girl band has been arrested on suspicion of having unprotected sex while aware she was HIV-positive, the BBC reports. Prosecutors suspect that No Angels singer Nadja Benaissa had unsafe sex with three men after she knew she was infected, at least one of whom now has the virus. She may be charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm. (Read more HIV stories.)

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