Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra arrested for investing in porn industry

Raj Kundra was transferred to JJ hospital for medical assessment by the Property Cell of Mumbai Police's Crime Branch shortly after his arrest.

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Raj Kundra made news on Monday after he was detained in a pornography-related case by the Mumbai Police. In the lawsuit, the businessman, who is married to Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty, was identified as a “key conspirator.” The Arrest In a statement released on Monday, Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale confirmed Raj Kundra’s arrest.

The statement 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.”

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.

Raj Kundra was transferred to JJ hospital for medical assessment by the Property Cell of Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch shortly after his arrest. He was afterwards transported to the office of the Mumbai Police Commissioner and spent the night in the Mumbai Crime Branch’s custody. Raj Kundra will appear at the 37th Esplanade metropolitan magistrate’s court on Tuesday.

Raj Kundra was arrested as part of a pornographic investigation that began earlier this year and resulted in the arrests of nine persons, including model and actress Gehana Vasisth. Raj Kundra’s name came up in the investigation after the property cell discovered the participation of a UK production business, Kenrin, and police arrested its boss, Umesh Kamat, according to TOI. He was a former Raj Kundra employee who was accused of posting at least eight “pornographic and obscene” videos taken by Gehna Vasisth on a social networking app. According to TOI, Raj Kundra, a police suspect, owns a stake in Kenrin. “Raj Kundra appears to be the key conspirator of this,” Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale said in a statement.


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