Raj Kundra sent to judicial custody for 14 days in pornography racket case

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: July 27, 2021 01:13 PM2021-07-27T13:13:11+5:302021-07-27T14:17:34+5:30

A court in Mumbai on Tuesday sent actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe to judicial custody ...

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A court in Mumbai on Tuesday sent actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe to judicial custody for 14 days in the pornography racket case. 

Bombay High Court heard Kundra's plea challenging police custody and seeking bail in connection with pornography racket.

His police custody in the case had ended today. Kundra, 45, was arrested by the police on July 19 along with 11 other people on charges related to the alleged creation of pornographic films.

Meanwhile, Crime Branch has appointed a financial auditor to probe the money trail of Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty and their alleged involvement in the pornography racket case.

"In the investigation, the Crime Branch has found transactions worth crores were done from the joint account of Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra. The Crime Branch suspects that the earnings from 'Hotshots' and 'Bolly Fame' app used to come into this account," said the sources.

Kundra has been named as the key conspirator by the Mumbai Police which has slapped charges against him under Sections 420 (cheating), 34 (common intention), 292 and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and displays) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) besides relevant sections of the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.
 

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