Goa police have established contact with the woman journalist, who has accused Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal of sexual assault, a top officer said on Monday.

“The investigating officer has established contact with the victim,” Deputy Inspector-General of Police O.P. Mishra said at a press conference in Panaji.

The woman journalist, in her complaint to Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury, had said that Mr. Tejpal sexually assaulted her during the news magazine’s ThinkFest conference earlier this month.

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