Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case.
The apex court bench of Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice S.A. Bobde, granting bail to Tejpal, gave liberty to the Goa government to approach the court in case of any attempt by Tejpal to infringe the witnesses.
Tejpal was arrested in Goa after a woman colleague accused him of sexually assaulting her in a hotel in November 2013.
The court has directed Tejpal to surrender his passport to the trial court if he has not done this.The Supreme Court earlier extended his interim bail in the case till 1st July.