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Microsoft program manager charged with raping janitor at Wash. campus

Aug. 7, 2013 at 12:05 PM

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A program manager who allegedly sexually assaulted a co-worker at the Redmond, Wash., Microsoft campus has been charged with rape.

Vineet Kumar Srivastava, 36, was charged in a King County court of raping a cleaning employee after luring her into his office July 22, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported Tuesday.

Srivastava allegedly told police the employee forced him to have sex with her.

A company spokeswoman said Srivastava no longer is employed by Microsoft.

A Redmond police detective told the court the employee was cleaning an office when Srivastava approached her at 11 pm.

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