Goa court nod for in-camera trial in rape case against Tarun Tejpal

A sessions court in Mapusa on Friday accepted former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal’s request, made under CrPC Section 327(2), to hold the assault procedures against him in-camera. Tejpal’s advice Pramod Kumar Dubey moved the application not long after the court of Judge Vijaya Pol took up the issue toward the evening.

Tejpal, blamed for assault by a then lady partner amid an occasion facilitated by the magazine in Goa in November 2013, was on Friday joined by seven relatives, including his better half and sibling Minty Tejpal. He was reserved under IPC Sections 376, 376(2)(f) and 376(2) (k). Goa Police’s Crime Branch introduced the chargesheet on February 17, 2014.

While the arrangement has advanced its case — sponsored by the casualty’s announcement, explanations of associates, and computerized proof, including a letter of expression of remorse by Tejpal — Public Prosecutor Francisco Tavora said the guard group will show their contentions on Friday and Saturday. The court will outline charges subsequently.

Appearing for Tejpal, advocate Rajiv Gomes had, in April, told the court that the safeguard had “adequate information” to subdue the allegations. Back at that point, Tavora had said that the resistance group had at first asked for film of all CCTV cameras from the Goa inn where the claimed wrongdoing occurred. “The recording… was given to them,” Tavora had said in April outside the court premises.

Guard legal counselors had looked for “clone duplicates” of the SIM card and telephone memory of the casualty’s telephone to gather messages sent and got, as likewise “erased”. While the scientific confirmation were given in delicate and printed versions, Tejpal’s advice told the court that they required “clone copies”.The clone duplicate of the material was given over to the guard legal counselors in March this year, Tavora said. Sources aware of points of interest of the two duplicates said the material proof continues as before.

Sources: Indian Express, Outlook

Shaktipunj Express derailment: at least 7 coaches derail, no casualties

In another railway accident in Uttar Pradesh, seven trainers from Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express derailed near the Obra in Sonbhadra district. Nobody has been harmed in the mischance.

This is the fourth railway accident inside a month and the first since Piyush Goyal gave over the duty of the Railways in the current renovating of the Cabinet after Suresh Prabhu offers to venture down to assume moral liability of the arrangement of mischances of railway.

Fourteen fast mentors Kalinga-Utkal Puri Haridwar Express hopped the railing, one of them colliding with a house adjoining the track close Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh of Muzaffarnagar on August 20, killing no less than 23 individuals and leaving a few harmed. The prepare originated from Puri in Odisha and goes to Haridwar in Uttarakhand, for the most part a voyage of around 36 hours.

Three days after the fact, on August 23, nine mentors from the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express wrecked in Auraiya locale of Uttar Pradesh, after the prepare slammed into a dumper, leaving no less than 25 individuals injured. Hours after the Kaifiyat Express crash, the then Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu offered to step down.

In a progression of passionate tweets, Prabhu said he was “extremely harmed” over the two crashes in Uttar Pradesh. “In under three years as a Minister, I have dedicated my blood and sweat to the change of railways. Under the administration of the PM, he looked to defeat many years of disregard through fundamental changes in all regions, prompting phenomenal venture and objectives,” he said.

Sources: Business Standard, India Today