All rape charges have been dropped as part of a plea bargain in the case against an Indiana University student accused of raping a dorm resident assistant, reports the American Kahani.
Kalip Patel pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of criminal confinement and received 18 months of unsupervised probation and no jail time.
The Indiana Daily Student reports charges of rape, strangulation, sexual battery, battery resulting in bodily injury, resisting law enforcement and possession of alcohol as a minor have been dropped.
The RA went to Patel’s room after receiving reports of screaming inside his dorm. She eventually used a master key to enter the room after knocking and not receiving a response for several minutes.
She said Patel appeared unconscious so she dialed 911, but then suddenly she said he attacked and tried to rape her.
Patel told police that he took two THC-laced gummy bears appears and went into a dream-like state. He then began to hallucinate and was attempting to have fun with the resident’s assistant.
Patel is banned from campus and not allowed to return to the dorm.
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