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Shilpa Shetty husband Raj Kundra arrested for pornography

The police said they have sufficient evidence against Kunda, adding that further investigations are in progress.

Actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband, businessman Raj Kundra has been arrested by the Mumbai police in a pornography case on Monday. Kundra appears to be the key conspirator of creation of the pornographic content and publishing them through some apps, the senior Mumbai Crime Branch official said.

The police said they have sufficient evidence against Kunda, adding that further investigations are in progress.

There was a case registered with the Crime Branch Mumbai in Feb 2021 about the creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some Apps. We’ve arrested Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this. We have sufficient evidence regarding this, the Mumbai Police Commissioner said in a statement.

Kundra has been booked under IPC sections 420 (cheating), 34 (common intention), 292 and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and displays) besides relevant sections of the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, he added.

The case was registered in Malwani police station in suburban Mumbai on February 4 this year.

An FIR was registered against Kundra after a woman approached the police and made certain allegations in her complaint, another official said.

On that basis, the FIR was registered and the case transferred to the Crime Branch. Earlier also, we had registered cases related to pornography in which an actress and some other persons were made accused,he said.

We will probe the Raj Kundra case and find out if there is any link between this and pornography cases that we had registered earlier, the official said.

However, Denying any wrongdoing, Raj Kundra had sought anticipatory bail in the case.

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Shilpa Shetty married Raj Kundra in 2009 and they welcomed their first child, son Viaan Raj Kundra, in 2012. The couple welcomed their second child – a daughter named Samisha via surrogacy, last year.

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