Goa session court acquits Tarun Tejpal in alleged sexual assault case

Panaji (Goa), May 21 (ANI): A session court of Goa acquitted former Editor-in-Chief of Tehelka Magazine Tarun Tejpal in alleged sexual assault case on May 21. He was accused of sexual assaulting a female colleague in 2013. Tejpal was arrested on November 30 in 2013 after allegedly raping his colleague at a 5-star resort in North Goa. His lawyer Suhas Velip said, “Today’s judgement is a great victory for everybody. It is basically because of hardwork and efforts of all of us. He is acquitting from all the IPC charges.”