“I NEVER TOUCHED ANYONE:” ACCUSED UW STUDENT SPEAKS OUT ON ALLEGED SEX CRIMES
May 14, 2021
MADISON (WKOW) — A UW-Madison graduate student arrested for three, alleged sex crimes and cited for a disturbing campus incident tells 27 News the accusations are flawed.
“I never touched anyone,” Mehrdad Zareh Bannad Kouki tells 27 News.
Madison Police say Kouki inappropriately touched a woman May 2 as she walked near University Avenue and Mills Street just before 2 a.m.
Police say publicity about that alleged crime led other women to come forward and allege similar experiences.
Madison Police say Kouki was arrested May 4 on tentative charges including fourth