TEHELKA EDITOR TARUN TEJPAL BOOKED ON RAPE CHARGE, FACES ARREST BY GOA POLICE
Friday : Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal likely to be arrested by Goa police. Tejpal booked under the rape charges after an allegation made by a female journalist colleague for sexually assault.
A team of Crime Branch police will come in Delhi very soon and Goa police has already indicated that the Tejpal’s arrest can also be made.
Kishan Kumar , DGP Goa Police cleared that an FIR has been filed against Tarun Tejpal on rape and outraging of modesty of a woman under sections 376 (For rape), 376 (2) ( For rape by a person of a woman in his custody and taking advantage of his official position in the institution) and 354 (outraging of modesty of a woman) of IPC.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has also made it clear that his government will exhibit “a no tolerance for such type of crime and we must crackdown on such high-profile crimes”.
Meanwhile , the member of ABVP staged a protest in front of Tehelka’s office in the Greater kailash of South delhi and a team of Delhi Police have also reached at Tejpal’s home in New Delhi to provide security to him.