Tarun Tejpal seeks in-camera hearing of his bail plea
Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka editor accused of sexually assaulting a woman journalist, filed an application before a local court on Thursday for an in-camera hearing of his bail petition. Tejpal, currently lodged in Sada sub-jail, is accused of sexually assaulting a former junior woman colleague in a hotel here in early November and he was arrested by Goa Police on 30 November. Tejpal’s lawyer moved the application for in-camera hearing before the district and sessions court when the case was on board for arguments on his bail plea. The arguments on Tejpal’s petition asking for an in-camera hearing were heard on Thursday.