Top Indian editor detained by police over sex assault: reports

Tarun Tejpal, the 50-year-old founder and editor-in-chief of India's leading investigative magazine Tehelka, speaks with the media upon his arrival at the airport on his way to Goa, in New Delhi November 29, 2013.

NEW DELHI - Indian police Friday detained the editor of leading Indian news magazine Tehelka, who is being investigated over the alleged rape of a colleague, reports said.

News channels Times Now and CNN-IBN said police detained Tarun Tejpal after he landed in the holiday state of Goa where the alleged crime took place at a conference organised by his publication earlier this month.