Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:45:00 GMT | By Agencies

Missing Tejpal files bail plea in Goa

The anticipatory bail hearing is expected to come up for hearing in the first half of the day. The same court had issued a non bailable warrant against Tejpal


Missing Tejpal files bail plea in Goa (© Reuters)

Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, who was not found at his residence today during a raid by a seven member Goa police team, has filed for an anticipatory bail plea in Goa.

Tejpal's arrest is imminent as he had failed to meet the deadline set by the Goa police for his interrogation yesterday

The editor of Tehelka, charged with the sexual assault of a woman journalist in Goa earlier this month has sought relief and claimed in his petition that arrest in not required.

Earlier, a Goa police team raided Tejpal's house in New Delhi in a bid to arrest him but had to return empty handed as Tejpal could not be found.

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