Tarun charged with rape

Posted : February 17, 2014 at 7:06 pm IST by ManaTelugu

Finally, controversial former Editor-in-Chief of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, has been charged of rape. In a charge sheet filed by Goa Crime Branch police before First ClassJudicial Magistrate, Panaji, Tarun is charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of his employee and female journalist on two consecutive days in the elevator of a five star hotel in north Goa during the Thinkfest event of the magazine in early November last year.

The 2486 page  chargesheet said there is sufficient evidence available in the form of documents, statements and electronic records on record to prove that on November 7 and 8, 2013, victim was raped, sexually harassed, and her modesty outraged by her own employer Tejpal. Meanwhile, Tarun completed 70 days in jail.