A Justice of the Peace courtroom in Mumbai on Tuesday despatched Raj Kundra, businessman and actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband, to police custody until July 23 for allegedly producing and circulating pornographic movies by means of social media.
The Mumbai police mentioned, “Through investigation it is clear that Mr. Kundra is involved in making nude and vulgar videos, uploads them on social media and earns money.” He was arrested by the Property Cell of the Mumbai Crime Branch on July 19 in reference to the pornography racket busted in February.
When the police raided a bungalow at Madh village in Malad on February 4, 2021, some younger girls and boys had been discovered filming and recording nude and vulgar movies and importing them on varied on-line platforms. Investigation revealed that these movies had been going to be uploaded on a web site and cellular app.
Actor Umesh Kamat confessed that Mr. Kundra is concerned in broadcasting such movies on apps and has additionally made WhatsApp teams to remain involved with the app.
A witness instructed the police that Mr. Kundra and his shut aide Saurabh Kushwah established Arms Prime Media Private Limited on February 5, 2019, and the mentioned firm bought the app to an organization named Kenrin Limited for $25,000. On December 11, 2019, Mr. Kundra resigned from the corporate. The police mentioned, “Through investigation it is clear that Mr. Kundra is involved in making nude and vulgar videos, uploads them on social media and earns money by establishing Arms Prime Media Private Limited which took over the app.”
He has been charged with 354 C (voyeurism), 292 (sale, and so forth. of obscene books,), 293 (sale, and so forth., of obscene objects to younger particular person), 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property) of the IPC together with related Sections of the Information Technology Act and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act.