Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: Read Tehelka woman victim's account

Written by Express news service | New Delhi | Updated: Nov 28 2013, 02:29am hrs
Tarun TejpalGoa Police is probing into alleged sexual assault of a Tehelka journalist by its Editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.
Accusing the founder and editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, Tarun Tejpal, of sexual assault and even rape of a colleague during a media event in the state, Goa Police Friday registered an FIR in the case and indicated that his arrest was imminent.

The letter against Tarun Tejpal has taken social networks like Twitter and Facebook by storm, where all sorts of allegations and accounts are being bandied about.

The allegation against Tarun Tejpal: From the FIR

Following is the Goa police quote from victims complaint to Tehelka:

As we made our way out of the elevator of Block 7 at the Grand Hyatt, Mr Tejpal held my arm and pulled me back into the lift... I then realized that Mr Tejpal was simply pressing buttons... to make the elevator stay in circuit, preventing it from stopping anywhere, and for the doors to open. At this point, he began to kiss me...

Mr Tejpal lifted my dress up, went down on his knees and pulled my underwear down. He attempted to perform oral sex on me as I continued to struggle and hysterically asked him to stop. At that moment he began to try and penetrate me with his fingers...