SC Grants In­terim Bail to Tarun Te­j­pal

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Mon­day granted three weeks’ in­terim bail to Te­helka founder-edi­tor Tarun Te­j­pal so that he could per­form last rites of his mother, who passed away in Goa Sun­day. The apex court bench of Jus­tice BS Chauhan and Jus­tice AK Sikri passed the or­ders grant­ing Te­j­pal in­terim bail af­ter hold­ing the hear­ing on his plea in their cham­ber. A for­mer ju­nior woman col­league last year ac­cused Te­j­pal of rape dur­ing Think­Fest, a high-pro­file con­fer­ence or­gan­ised by the Te­helka founder in Goa. The vic­tim claimed she was sex­u­ally as­saulted twice Novem­ber 7 and 8.

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