Dharun Ravi Due to Go Free Tuesday After 20 Days
A New Jersey jail warden says the former Rutgers student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his roommate will likely be released from prison Tuesday after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence.
Twenty-year-old Dharun Ravi reported to the Middlesex County Jail on May 31 after choosing to serve his time while the case is appealed.
Warden Edmond Cicchi tells The Associated Press that Ravi’s in line to be released Tuesday, 20 days after he reported. Like other inmates with that length sentence, he began with five days of credits for good behavior and five for working.
The warden says Ravi has not lost any of those credits. Ravi’s roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide days after Ravi saw him on the webcam kissing another man.
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