Tehelka: Extremely serious matter, says MoS Home RPN Singh

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New Delhi, Nov 22: Minister of State for Home RPN Singh on Friday evening tweeted on the ongoing controversy over the alleged sexual assault of a woman journalist of Tehelka magazine by its editor Tarun Tejpal during the THiNK 2013 event in Goa earlier this month.

Singh, in what has been the Centre's first major move by the Centre, said the Union home ministry has sought all details of the case from the Goa government and termed the case as "extremely serious."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>The Home Ministry has asked for all details of <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Tehelka&src=hash">#Tehelka</a> case from Goa govt. This is an extremely serious matter</p>— RPN Singh (@SinghRPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/SinghRPN/statuses/403866218634817537">November 22, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Earlier, the Centre had said that it would make a reaction on the matter only after going into the details.

Earlier, the Centre said it would react only after going through details

On Friday, Goa police booked Tejpal on charges of rape and outraging the modesty of a woman and a police team from Goa, accompanied by Delhi officers reached Tejpal's residence later on Friday.

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