At trial, two Rutgers students testified that Ravi had spent part of that early evening in their dorm rooms, and used their computers to verify that the webcam was still focused on the bed.
The captain of Ravi's Ultimate Frisbee team testified that, after practice that evening, Ravi "told me he had set up a webcam of some sort to capture images of his roommate.
I turned on my camera and saw you in the corner of the screen and I immediately closed it. Obviously I told people what occurred so they could give me advice.
Then Tuesday when you requested the room again I wanted to make sure what happened Sunday wouldn't happen again and not to video chat me from 930 to 12.
Prosecutor Julia Mc Clure said that the apology was one of "many attempts" by Ravi to "dilute, cover up and explain, in other words to tamper with the facts and to fabricate evidence that could be looked on as favorable to him." "I've known you were gay and I have no problem with it.He told me he had done it before that date" and "that he was planning on doing it again.That night." When Clementi returned to his room, he noticed the camera and texted a friend saying he had unplugged Ravi's powerstrip to prevent further video streaming during his date.I don't want your freshman year to be ruined because of a petty misunderstanding, it's adding to my guilt.You have a right to move if you wish but I don't want you to feel pressured to without fully understanding the situation." On September 28, 2010, Dharun Ravi and Molly Wei were charged with four and two counts of invasion of privacy, respectively, for their roles in the webcam spying incidents on September 19, 2010 and September 21, 2010.
Ravi and Wei viewed the video stream via i Chat for a few seconds, seeing Clementi and his guest kissing. Yay." According to a Rutgers employee, at about 4 a.m.