Is Shilpa Shetty involved in Raj Kundra’s adult film racket? Here’s what Mumbai Police has to say

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On July 19, Shilpa Shetty‘s husband and businessman Raj Kundra was arrested for his alleged involvement in creating pornographic content. Raj and his associate has been sent to judicial custody till July 23. Meanwhile, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Milind Bharambe has opened up on the speculations regarding Shilpa’s involvement in this adult film racket.

According to ANI report, divulging the details on the case, officer Milind Bharambe shared, “Crime Branch Mumbai this February registered a case related to pornographic films. New actors were promised roles in web series and short stories and they were asked to do bold and nude scenes in auditions. Female actors opposed this and approached the Crime Branch based on which a case was registered. During the investigation, nine accused were arrested. Some people forcefully get such films produced. A man named Umesh Kamat who was looking after the India operations for the company of business of Raj Kundra was arrested.”

Further commenting on speculations of Shilpa Shetty’s involvement in the case, the officer said “We have not been able to any find any active role (of Shilpa Shetty) yet. We are investigating. We will appeal to the victims to come forward and contact the Crime Branch Mumbai and we’ll take appropriate action.” 

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

For more updates on this case, stay tuned.

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