Bombay High Court reserves order in Tehelka co-founder Tarun Tejpal’s bail application; order to be pronounced on Friday

Bombay High Court reserves order in Tehelka co-founder Tarun Tejpal’s bail application; order to be pronounced on Friday

The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court will pronounce its order on Friday morning on Tehelka Co-founder Tarun Tejpal's bail application.

Justice U.V. Bakre who heard the arguments on Wednesday, reserved orders in Tejpal’s bail application and will pronounce his order on Friday.

Tejpal, accused in a female junior journalist sexual assault case, who is presently lodged in Judicial custody at Sada Sub-jail in Vasco in south Goa, completed 102 days in jail on Wednesday.

The 50-year-old journalist is behind bars since November 30 last year on charges of rape and sexual assault on a junior journalist in the elevator of a north Goa hotel during the ThinkFest event of his magazine in early November last year.

The Goa police have already filed a charge sheet against him for rape and other charges, on February 18.