The order was passed by a bench of Justices Vikramajit Sen and SK Singh, which posted the matter for hearing on July 1.

The bench had earlier posted the case for hearing on June 27 after senior advocate Salman Khurshid, appearing for Tejpal, mentioned the matter and pleaded for early hearing.
    
The Apex Court had on May 19 granted him interim bail for three weeks to enable him to attend the cremation of his mother, who breathed her last on May 18, and subsequent rituals.
    
The Supreme Court had on June 3 further extended Tejpal’s interim bail till June 27.
    
50-year-old Tejpal has been chargesheeted for allegedly raping, sexually harassing and outraging the modesty of a junior colleague during an event held at a hotel in Goa in November last year. Tejpal, who was arrested on November 30 last year, is presently out on interim bail.
    
He has been accused of sexually assaulting the victim on November 7 and repeating the offence the next day.
    
Before being released on interim bail, he was lodged at Sada sub-jail in Goa's Vasco town.

(JPN)

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