Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty’s husband and businessman was arrested on July 19 by the Mumbai Police in a Pornography-related case. On July 20, he was sent to police custody till July 23 by the Esplanade Court. Accused Ryan Tharp who was arrested by the Mumbai Police on July 20 Is under police custody.
On friday Kundra and Tharp were once again presented in court and their police custody was extended till July 27. Raj and Ryan were Brought before the magistrates’s court in Mumbai by the police. And in the court, the police revealed their suspicions about the money earned from pornography was being used for online betting. The police repeatedly mentioned about the need to investigate Raj Kundra’s Bank accounts in Yes Bank and United Bank of Africa.
On Thursday, Maharashtra’s anti-corruption bureau (ACB) revealed that they recieved four emails alleging that Kundra bribed Mumbai Police Officials with Rs 25 lakh to evade arrest.
Raj Kundra was named the Key conspirator in the case and the police said that they have sufficient evidence against him. The case involved the creation and publishing of pornographic content on an app called Hotshot in collaboration with a UK-based firm called Kenrin. Pradeep Bakshi, who is the owner of Kenrin, is also a relative of Kundra and his business partner. Raj Kundra reportedly supplied content and controlled the UK firm from his Viaan Industries office.