Businessman or famous actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra imprisoned, here’s all you need to know

Raj Kundra, the businessman has been arrested for making porn films, read here

Actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband, businessman Raj Kundra has been arrested by the Mumbai police on Monday night for allegedly making pornographic films and publishing them through apps. The Mumbai Police Commissioner, Hemant Nagrale confirmed Raj Kundra’s arrest in a statement on Monday. that read, “There was a case registered with Crime Branch Mumbai in February 2021 about the creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some Apps. We’ve arrested Mr. Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this.” He also went on to state, “We have sufficient evidence regarding this. The investigation is in progress.” So far, 10 accused have been arrested in the case, including Raj Kundra.

The Property Cell of the Mumbai Police recently busted a gang that was involved in making porn videos under the pretext of producing short films for OTT (over-the-top) platforms. They arrested actor Gehana Vasisth along with eight others in the case.

According to the Crime Branch, after shooting the porn videos, the accused use to send them to a foreign-based company through ‘We Transfer’ and the same was uploaded on various apps to evade Indian Law. During the probe, the Crime Branch arrested a person, identified as Umesh Kamat, who had worked with Raj. After his arrest, Raj’s key role in the porn racket surfaced, but the Crime Branch didn’t arrest him at the time for want of evidence.

According to a news portal, Raj Kundra has been booked under sections 420 (cheating), 34 (common intention), 292 and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and displays) of IPC besides other sections of the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.

Soon after his arrest, Raj Kundra was taken for medical examination at JJ hospital by the Property Cell of Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch. He was later taken to Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office and spent the night in the custody of the Crime Branch, Mumbai. On Tuesday, Raj Kundra will be produced before the 37th Esplanade metropolitan magistrate’s court.

Reportedly, Poonam Pandey has filed a case against Raj Kundra and his associates in Bombay High Court. The model-actress stated that Kundra and his associates have been illegally using her content and added that the contract between them was canceled.

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