Former Microsoft senior program manager charged with rape will go on trial April 7

Vineet Kumar Srivastava, who was charged with second-degree rape of a Microsoft Corp. janitor last July, had an omnibus hearing on March 14 at King County Superior Court.

According to a press secretary for the King County Prosecuting Attorney Office, Srivastava's trial is set for April 7.

The 36-year-old former Microsoft senior program manager was arraigned on Aug. 14 and entered a not-guilty plea to the charges. He's out of custody after posting bond in July.

An omnibus hearing is a criminal pre-trial hearing. Typically, disclosure of evidentiary matters, procedural and constitutional issues are attempted to be resolved, according to


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