WATCH: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 28, 2017, 10.20 AM(IST)

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

Tarun Tejpal has been charged with rape.

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges, ANI reported Public Prosecutor Francisco Taviera as saying. 

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Apart from rape, Tejpal has also been charged under sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 354 A (sexual harassment) and 354 B (Assault or use of criminal force on a woman with intent to disrobe), and 376 sub-section 2, ANI reported. 

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Tejpal used to be editor of Tehelka magazine. 

He is accused of raping a junior woman colleague inside a lift at the Hotel Grand Hyatt during an event organised by Tehelka magazine in Goa.

The charges against him were framed in a Goa court. 

The next hearing in the case will be held on November 21.