Former Rutgers student receives 30-day sentence for spying on gay roommate

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – It was an emotional day in a New Jersey courtroom as a former Rutgers student learned his fate.

Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail, 3 years probation, a fine and he must get counseling.

Ravi was convicted for spying on his gay roommate with a webcam.

Tyler Clementi committed suicide shortly after the incident. Ravi didn't speak, but before sentencing members from both families addressed the judge.

The former Rutgers student could have been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison

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