Tehelka sexual harssment: Goa court to decide on Tejpal's bail plea today

Panaji: A Goa court on Wednesday will decide on Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's petition seeking a bail in the rape case, which had led to his arrest 30 November, 2013.

Tejpal has already spent a month and half behind bars, both in police as well as judicial custody.

 Tehelka sexual harssment: Goa court to decide on Tejpals bail plea today

Tarun Tejpal. AFP.

He has been accused of allegedly raping a junior colleague in a Goa resort, during ThinkFest, a high profile conference organised by Tejpal and his team at a Goa resort.

Tejpal is currently lodged at the Sada sub jail in the port town of Vasco, 35 km from here, as prisoner number 624.

Tejpal, who's Tehelka weekly newspaper is known for path breaking investigative stories was booked for rape Nov 22, 2012, after a junior colleague accused him of allegedly raping her in an elevator of a five star resort in Goa.

IANS

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Updated Date: Jan 15, 2014 08:36:19 IST