Tejpal gets interim bail to attend mother’s cremation
The matter was mentioned on Monday morning but the bench said that it will pass the order only after going through the case file and said that it will consider in chamber after finishing all cases listed for hearing. The bench then took up the case in chamber at 1.50 pm and passed the order. Briefing about the order Kapur told reporters that Tejpal has been granted interim bail for three weeks.
Tejpal is facing trial for allegedly raping, sexually harassing and outraging the modesty of a junior colleague during an event held at a hotel in Goa in November last year.
Tejpal was arrested on 30 November, 2013. He has been accused of sexually assaulting the victim on November 7 and repeating the offence the next day. He is currently in judicial custody and lodged at Sada sub-jail in Goa’s Vasco town.