Apr 202011
 
 April 20, 2011  Posted by  Court, Online, Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Tom Haydon reports:

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office today announced a 15-count indictment has been filed against a student alleged to have secretly viewed images of Tyler Clementi having an intimate encounter with another man just days before Clementi committed suicide.

The defendant, Dharun Ravi, 19, of Plainsboro faces two counts each of invasion of privacy and attempted invasion of privacy, offenses that carry penalties of up to five years in prison, Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan said in a statement today.

Also, Ravi was indicted on two counts of second-degree bias crimes and two counts of third-degree bias crimes. A grand jury also charged Ravi with three counts each of of tampering with evidence and hindering his own apprehension, and a single count of witness tampering, the prosecutor said.

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