A woman who was knowingly infected with HIV by her former
partner has described a five-year jail term handed down to him as
Anne Craig said all she had ever wanted was for the jury at the
High Court in Glasgow to find Stephen Kelly guilty of failing to
tell her he had the condition and infecting her.
Kelly, 33, was found guilty by majority verdict last month of
culpable and reckless conduct in having unprotected sex with
mother-of-three Miss Craig after he knew he was carrying the
In a statement issued after Lord Mackay sentenced Kelly to five
years in prison, Miss Craig said: "I have no comment to make on
the severity or leniency of the sentence, as it's irrelevant to
"All I wanted was for the jury to hold Mr Kelly responsible for
what has happened to me and I was delighted by its decision.
"Mr Kelly refused to accept responsibility for this offence, but
the court did that for him. That was all that mattered to me."
Her lawyer, Cameron Fyfe, said: "This sentence reflects the life
of misery to which he has subjected Anne.
"This case contains a warning that we should be cautious about
our sexual health. It should also be a deterrent to others not to
act in the way Mr Kelly has done."