Tehelka: Case filed for disclosing rape victim’s identity

Panaji: Goa police on Friday registered a case against unknown person for disclosing the identity of the victim who was allegedly raped by Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, and for circulating “defamatory” emails against her.

Deputy Inspector General OP Mishra told PTI that a case under section 228 of the Indian Penal Code and under section 66 of the Information Technology Act has been registered by the Crime Branch here.

“The case has been registered against unknown person and investigation is on,” Mishra said.