Raj Kundra sent to police custody till July 23 in an alleged pornography case
On July 19 night, we got the shocking news of Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s husband Raj Kundra being arrested by the Crime Branch in Mumbai. It was in regard to his alleged involvement in making pornographic films and publishing them through some mobile applications. The Mumbai Police Commissioner had confirmed the development and also mentioned that Raj Kundra was allegedly the “key conspirator” in the matter and added that they have sufficient evidence against him. Raj was arrested on Monday night following a case that was filed against him on February 2021.
As per the latest news, Raj has been sent to police custody with his alleged partner Ryan Tharp who was arrested on Tuesday morning. Raj and Ryan Tharp were produced before Mumbai’s Esplanade Court. They will be in jail till July 23.
ANI’s tweet read: “Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband & businessman Raj Kundra and one Ryan Tharp sent to Police Custody till 23rd July.”
Check the tweet here.
#UPDATE | Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband & businessman Raj Kundra and one Ryan Tharp sent to Police Custody till 23rd July.
— ANI (@ANI) July 20, 2021
Shilpa Shetty or Raj Kundra’s family has not spoken on the matter yet.
Earlier, a statement issued by CP Mumbai read, “There was a case registered with Crime Branch Mumbai in February 2021 about the creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some apps. We’ve arrested Mr. Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this. We have sufficient evidences regarding this. The investigation is in progress please.”
As per another Etimes report, a source told the portal, “Key piece of evidence in Raj Kundra arrest are WhatsApp chats between Kundra and his partners with relation to porn content.” The report also stated that Raj and his partners were allegedly discussing the profit, revenue gains, etc.
We will keep on updating you on Raj Kundra’s custody. Till then you guys stay tuned to this space.