Tarun Tejpal former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine charged for raping a woman


Tarun Tejpal former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine had been accused of raping a woman in 2013 and had appeared in front of the Sessions Court at North Goa’s Mapusa town on September 7 for an in-camera trial. Currently, the Goa Court has set the next set of hearing on September 28 for the charges to be framed. The court earlier granted Tejpal’s plea under CrPC Section 327(2)  in the code of Criminal Procedure for conducting the proceedings in-camera.

According to the Indian Penal Code, he has been charged under Sections 354 (A) (sexual harassment), 341 and 342 (wrongful restraint), and 376 (rape), among others.

 

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