Ben Roethlisberger Appoints Famous Atlanta Lawyer To Confront Sexual Harassment Allegation

March 9th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
Roethlisberger Investigation FootballMar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben Roethlisberger, the quarterback of Pittsburgh Steelers was accused by a young student, who alleged that the player had abused her sexually. However, a lawyer appointed by the player has refuted the allegations of the girl and said that his client is innocent. The incident, which has put the player under scanner, reportedly took place in a Georgia nightclub. The cops have not revealed the name of the student though. According to her version, the player was accompanied by some of his buddies and he assaulted her on Friday. The player has not been slapped with any criminal charges, sources have revealed.

Ed Garland, the lawyer appointed by the player pointed out that no sexual assault had taken place, as claimed by the girl. Milledgeville police is going to interrogate the player in next few days. A DNA sample test may be conducted on him. Whether he assaulted the girl or not remains to be proved. However, the fact that the player has got embroiled in a sexual assault controversy 2nd time in a year, is what has made the team and fans worried. It can tarnish his image, as his close aides are suspecting.

The way the player conducts himself in public has become headlines quite a number of times. He created news earlier when he met with an accident while driving sans helmet. The investigating committee will interview seven witnesses to probe the matter. The Super Bowl winner is in trouble, though he has appointed a famous lawyer to get out of the mess. The team has invested over $100 million in the player already.

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