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Tarun Tejpal

Tarun J Tejpal is an Indian journalist, publisher and a novelist. He is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Tehelka magazine.

Alleged Rape and Sexual assault

Tarun Tejpal was charged with rape and sexual assault of a junior journalist colleague in November 2013. He was subsequently arrested. The police has filed a 2684-page charge sheet.

Tejpal was lodged in the Sada sub-jail. His bail petition hearing was adjourned to March 12, 2014 by the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court.


Facilities to Tarun Tejpal at the Sada sub-jail have been trimmed after a mobile phone was allegedly found in his possession. Facilities that have been curtailed include meeting family member and using jail telephone. 27 Feb 14


Goa police has booked FIR against Tarun Tejpal for allegedly raping and outraging the modest of a woman colleague. The alleged incident happened at a event early November. 22 Nov 2013

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