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Today in Pics: November 24,2013

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The Goa police today (November 24) started recording statements of three witnesses with whom the Tehelka woman journalist had reportedly spoken to after the alleged sexual assault on her by the magazine editor Tarun Tejpal.

The sources said that a three-member team of Goa police led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Sammy Tavares,which arrived yesterday (November 23) here,had to the magazine's office in posh South Delhi locality of Greater Kailash Part II and questioned Chaudhary and a couple of other employees of Tehelka. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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These are three colleagues of the victim with whom she had interacted soon after the alleged assault happened at a Goa hotel around a fortnight ago. She had also reportedly sent them e-mailed copies of her complaint to Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhary. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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The statements were being recorded at at Goa Sadan here,sources said. The woman journalist had also reportedly mentioned the name of her three colleagues in the complaint and said Chaudhary could corroborate facts about the incident from them. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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The sources said police are likely to question Tejpal later in the day. Meanwhile,Tejpal's lawyer said the Goa police are yet to contact his or his client. Tejpal's arrest is not being ruled out. Chaudhary was yesterday questioned for more than eighthours by the Goa police's special investigation team. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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Shoma Chaudhary was yesterday questioned for more than eight hours by the Goa police's special investigation team. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

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The sources said that a three-member team of Goa police led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Sammy Tavares,which arrived yesterday here,had to the magazine's office in posh South Delhi locality of Greater Kailash Part II and questioned Chaudhary and a couple of other employees of Tehelka. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

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Later,the team,which also includes Sunita Sawant who is the Investigating Officer in the case,also recorded the statements of Chaudhary and the other Tehelka employees questioned,they said. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

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The Tehelka magazine in a Twitter post had said Chaudhury shared all documents requested by the Goa police and that she would continue to assist with the investigation. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

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Police today carried out a raid at the house of suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh in north Kolkata,a day after he was arrested in connection with the Saradha Group ponzi scam.
The Rajya Sabha MP would be produced before a court in Bidhannagar today (November 24). (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Ghosh was also brought along with the raiding team. Sources said the police seized a hard disk of a computer from Ghosh's home where the raid began early in the morning and continued for over an hour. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Ghosh,the CEO of Saradha Group's media arm,was charged under sections 420 (cheating),406 (criminal breach of trust) and 120B (conspiracy) of the IPC. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Terming his arrest in the Saradha chitfund scam as a "conspiracy",suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh today said,the police should take the help of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her two party leaders to find the truth behind the case. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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Besides Banerjee,Ghosh named 11 other people including Trinamool general secretary Mukul Roy,Sports Minister Madan Mitra and party MP Suvendu Adhikary for taking their help. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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"Help should be sought in the probe from those who knew Sen and received direct or indirect help from the Saradha Group,or know things in some other way," Ghosh said in a Facebook post adding that he is not making any allegations against anyone. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)