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The court heard that days after having sex with a number of men he goaded them by telling them he had HIV.
In one text message he said: 'Maybe you have the fever because I came inside you and I have HIV. ' He would incessantly message and call them and leave abusive and insulting messages for them.
Caroline Carberry, prosecuting, said Rowe was diagnosed HIV positive in Edinburgh in April 2015 and had initially been taking retroviral drugs to inhibit the virus.
The treatment helps ensure HIV cannot damage the immune system and should mean the likelihood of transmitting the disease is extremely low.
'Unfortunately for many of the men he met his campaign was successful.
He deceived those men into believing he was HIV negative, reassuring those he was intimate with.' She said he declined to use condoms and if his victims insisted he wear one he would then 'sabotage' the contraception.
Rowe, who is originally from Edinburgh and appeared in court wearing a blue suit and tie, denies all charges.
The men he had sex with are unable to be named for legal reasons.Rowe was arrested and in an interview with officers he claimed he was not HIV positive and had not met with or had sex with the two men, who had up until then complained.He was bailed to an address in Berwick, Northumberland and by the time of the second interview a number of other alleged victims had come forward.Encompassing casual styles with a creative aesthetic, the Paul Smith Ivo Trainers take sports luxe to a whole new level.Boasting understated minimal vibes with a sleek silhouette and signature stripes, step up your style and do designer the right way.Rowe had stopped taking retroviral drugs and also suffered herpes, which increases the chance of infection, the jury was told.Ms Carberry QC told the jury Daryll Rowe met eight men in Sussex and two more in the north east.One victim, who was sexually inexperienced, only found out he had HIV when he began to feel feverish and ill.Another had sex with Rowe but insisted he wear a condom only later to discover the condom in the bathroom sink with the end of ripped off.Rowe's tenth victim, in whose house he was staying when he arrested in Newcastle in December last year, gave police a bag which contained his belongings including a box of ripped condoms.'The condoms were in wrappers and the wrappers had already been opened,' she explained.'The condoms inside had been sabotaged.'The nipple end was missing, the the condoms had been fully broken, pushed back inside their wrappers and back into the box.'If the aim of a condom is to prevent semen entering the anus or vagina during intercourse, thereby providing reassurance the other party is safe, the only reason a pre-ripped condom is used is to coerce another into having unprotected sexual intercourse.' Sussex Police were contacted in February 2016 and had diagnosed two men as HIV positive who had described having intercourse with a man with a Scottish accent.