Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Dharun Ravi issues apology to all "affected" by his choices

Dharun Ravi, convicted of  has issued an apology to "everyone affected by" his choices and has elected to start his 30-day jail sentence despite the readying of his appeal by his legal team.

"I accept responsibility for and regret my thoughtless, insensitive, immature, stupid and childish choices that I made on Sept. 19, 2010, and Sept. 21, 2010. My behavior and actions, which at no time were motivated by hate, bigotry, prejudice or desire to hurt, humiliate or embarrass anyone, were nonetheless the wrong choices and decisions. I apologize to everyone affected by those choices."

In March, a jury convicted Ravi of all 15 criminal counts with which he was charged, including invasion of privacy and bias intimidation. On two of the intimidation counts, he faced up to 10 years in state prison.
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