Hearing on the number of days he will spend in police custody will proceed in court tomorrow.
Just in: Tarun Tejpal has been arrested by the Goa police after the certfied copy ofcourt order rejecting his bail plea was obtained by the police.
Tejpal will undergo a medical check up at Goa Medical College and will be kept at Panjim police station, which is the headquarter of Goa Police for tonight.
Tomorrow, hearing on the number of days he will spend in police custody will proceed in court.
Tarun Tejpal’s bail plea rejected
Tehelka founder and former editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal’s anticipatory bail plea has been rejected in the infamous Tehelka rape case by the Goa session court.
The arguments in the case were ongoing since yesterday. It took a whole day for the judge to deny him bail after hearing the prosecution and defence.
Tejpal will be taken back to the Dona Paula crime branch in Goa from the Goa session court premises. He now faces arrest.
Yesterda, Tejpal made his first public appearance after the case had come to light when he reached Delhi airport to catch a Goa bound flight for joining the court proceedings. His lawyer had demanded time from the court for his appearnace in the court in the case. He had addressed the media briefly there.
Today, he briefed media twice in the day.
After arrest, Tejpal will be interrogated by the Goa police. Prosecution had sought 14 day custody from the court. They had demanded a custodian interrogation in the case saying it was a sensitive matter.
With the rejection of anticipatory bail plea, Tejpal’s free run ends.
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