Lawyer says Strauss-Kahn to plead not guilty

NEW YORK - The lawyer representing IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was taken into custody on Saturday at John F Kennedy International Airport, said Strauss-Kahn "will plead not guilty."
Strauss-Kahn is represented by Benjamin Brafman who responded to a Reuters question in an e-mail.
New York police said Strauss-Kahn is expected to be charged on Sunday with a criminal sexual act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment over an alleged sexual assault of a hotel maid in New York City.