Shilpa Shetty’s businessman husband Raj Kundra was earlier arrested by Mumbai Police in a case related to creation and publishing of pornographic material over mobile apps.
Businessman Raj Kundra has been arrested by the Crime Branch in a case relating to creation of pornographic films & publishing them through some apps. He appears to be the key conspirator. We have sufficient evidence regarding this: Mumbai Police Commissioner pic.twitter.com/LbtBfG4jJc
— ANI (@ANI) July 19, 2021
As per reports, he was arrested by Crime Branch. Mumbai Police Commissioner said that the police has sufficient evidence of his involvement.
According to police, a case was registered with the Crime Branch in February 2021 about creation of pornographic films and publishing the same through apps. A case against Kundra was registered on July 19, 2021 as he appears to be a key conspirator.
As per reports, the racket came to light earlier in February this year when a woman approached Mumbai Police and accused Kundra of luring young men and women on the pretext of offering roles in web series and allegedly forcing them to making porn films instead. Subsequently, property cell raided a bungalow in Madh area in Malad (West) and arrested five persons. Kundra was arrested on Monday.
The others arrested include Rowa Khan alias Yasmeen who is believed to be director-producer, photographer Monu Sharma and creative director Pratibha Nalawade along with and two actors, Arish Shaikh and Bhanu Thakur.
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 relevant sections of the IT act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.
Kundra married Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty in 2009 and have two children with her. Prior to that, he was married to one Kavita Kundra with whom he has one daughter.
Source : OpIndia