Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in prison in Rutgers webcam spying case
By Brigid Bergin : WNYC Producer / Nancy Solomon Dharun Ravi (center) flanked by his attorneys, Steven Altman (left) and Philip Nettl (right). (Maxwell Barna / New Brunswick Patch) The former Rutgers student who was convicted of invasion of privacy and
Dharun Ravi was convicted of bias intimidation for using a webcam to see his roommate and another man kissing days before the roommate committed suicide. Monday, the New Jersey college student received a 30-day jail term to be followed by probation.
Facing potential deportation to India, Rutgers spying defendant gets jail time instead.
The jail term for Dharun Ravi, 20, will be followed by three years probation, a judge ruled on Monday. Judge Glenn Berman said he would not recommend Ravi be deported to India, where he was born and remains a citizen. He imposed a $10000 probation fee.
Tyler Clementi, 18, committed suicide in 2010 after learning that Dharun Ravi used a computer-mounted camera to see him kissing an older man in their dorm room and used social media to encourage others to watch. While not charged with causing