Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal got interim relief by the Goa court till 2pm on a personal bond of Rs 20,000.
Tehelka rape case accused Tarun Tejpal was spotted at Delhi airport.
Talking briefly to the media, Tejpal said that he was summoned by authorities to Goa and so he was taking flight to the state. “I am not running. I am willingly going to Goa to join investigations,” he said.
Tejpal is accompanied by family members. He is also accompanied by Delhi police for protection and custody.
Tejpal is to catch Goa bound Indigo flight at 2.30 pm today.
Goa police is likely to arrest him on his arrival at the Goa airport.
I am not a superman, need time: Tejpal to court
Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal got interim relief by the Goa court in the sexual harassment case till 2pm on a personal bond of Rs 20,000. Tejpal is expected to reach Goa by 5 pm today after taking a flight from Delhi in the afternoon.
Tejpal faces imminent arrest in the case by Goa police which has already taken all the statements required in the case.
Tejpal had filed anticipatory bail petition in the morning with the North Goa District and Sessions Court.The defence in its appeal said that Tejpal wanted reasonable time to come to Goa as he was in Delhi.
The lawyer of Tejpal said, “Mr Tejpal is not a superman who will fly down to Goa within minutes. He needs time.”
The same court had issued a non bailable warrant against Tejpal, who has been accused of sexual assault by a junior colleague, Thursday.