Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 35, who came to the US on a H-1B visa in 2015, will be deported after he serves his sentence, a federal court in Detroit said as it sentenced the Indian national to nine years of imprisonment.
Following the incident, police personnel in plain clothes had been posted at various bhandaras and temples, with police themselves organising three bhandaras in the hope of trapping the accused, who was eventually arrested from Uttar Pradesh.
In the light of a 16-year-old French exchange student alleging that she was sexually assaulted by the father of an Indian student at whose house she had initially stayed, questions have cropped up on whether such safety precautions are enough.
“We have issued an LOC against the 56-year-old man, an architect and part-time businessman, and will issue a non-bailable warrant from a Delhi court on Tuesday. We are conducting raids to nab him,” JCP (southern range) Devesh Srivastava said.
The accused raped the girl in the toilet of the orphanage, they said, adding the juveniles were inmates of the same facility. They were arrested on October 5 after the incident came to light and have been sent to an observation home.
Fifteen days before the incident, the 17-year-old sister of the victim had approached police, alleging that the man had tried to force himself on her, but the matter was not followed up after the mother said they will resolve it themselves.
Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.