Sexual harassment case: Tarun Tejpal to face trial from September 28
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 07-Sep-2017


 

Mapusa (Goa) Sept 7: Informing about the development in the case of sexual harassment Mapusa court today said that it will open the trail against Journalist Tarun Tejpal from September 28. Former Tehelka magazine editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal is accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague inside a lift at Hotel Grand Hyatt in Goa on the night of November 7, 2013.

According to Public prosecutor Fransisco Tavora, the sessions court has directed that the charges should be framed against the accused.Under the section 327 (3) media won’t be able to cover the proceedings until completion of the trial.

Tejpal is facing charges under Sections 376(2)F and 376(2)K of the Indian Penal Code. if convicted, the 54-year-old Tejpal will get the punishment of 10 years imprisonment.