Tehelka Sexual Assault Case: Tarun Tejpal goes all out to avert arrest

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Tarun Tejpal
New Delhi, Nov 25: It seems that Tarun Tejpal has gone all out to avert his arrest. The man, who has been accused of sexually assaulting his female colleague, moved a Delhi court seeking anticipatory bail. The court is expected to hear the case on Tuesday, Nov 26.

Meanwhile, media reports informed that Goa Police are likely to head towards Mumbai to record the statement of the young journalist who hurled assault charges against Tehelka's editor-in-chief -- Tarun Tejpal.

Three colleagues of the young woman journalist reportedly confirmed the victim's version of events. The police questioned all three on Sunday, as they were considered crucial witnesses in the case since the journalist had confided in them initially.

Tarun Tejpal applied for anticipatory bail in a Delhi court

In the victim's letter to Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury, she had said that she had told her three colleagues about what had transpired with Tejpal.

Meanwhile reports said that Choudhury, who was questioned for nine hours on Saturday, was likely to be called in for further questioning on Sunday. Statements were recorded at at Goa Sadan in Delhi.

PTI quoted sources as saying that a three-member team of Goa police led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Sammy Tavares, which arrived in Delhi on Saturday, had gone to the magazine's office and questioned Chaudhary and a couple of other employees.

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