Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was arrested by the Mumbai police crime branch on Monday in a case of making pornographic films and publishing them through mobile applications. Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale said, “We have arrested 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. Investigation is in progress.”
The Property Cell of the Mumbai crime branch had in February this year registered an FIR in connection with the case and arrested nine persons soon after. Kundra’s name came up during the interrogation of the accused, police officers said. Apart from the case by Mumbai police, Kundra’s name had also cropped up in a similar case that had been registered by the Maharashtra Cyber police last year.
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The police haven’t found any evidence about Shilpa Shetty’s involvement in husband Raj Kundra’s app till now. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Milind Bharambe shared in a statement, “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.”
Mika Singh called Raj Kundra ‘a nice guy’ in an interaction with the paparazzi. He said that he has seen one of Raj’s apps but it was a simple one. “Raj Kundra is a good guy, I don’t have much knowledge about his apps but let the truth come out says,” he said.
Sharing an adorable picture on Instagram, Rashmika Mandanna wrote, “This is how much Aura hates anyone coming near me.”
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Dharmendra shared a scene from his iconic film Guddi. “Another great film,” the actor said about the Hrishikesh Mukherjee directorial.
Priyanka Chopra shared a still of Farhan Akhtar’s Toofaan. She expressed that she “can’t wait to watch” the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial. The film is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
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Actor Poonam Pandey, who had filed a complaint against Raj Kundra in 2019, released a statement on Tuesday that read, “At this moment my heart goes out to Shilpa Shetty & her kids. I can’t imagine what she must be going through. So, I refuse to use this opportunity to highlight my trauma. The only thing I’ll add is that I have filed a police complaint in 2019 against Raj Kundra and subsequently registered a case at the honourable high court of Bombay against him for fraud and theft. This matter is sub judice, hence I would prefer to limit my statements. Also, I have full faith in our police & the judicial process.”
Anil Kapoor posted a new video of himself and captioned it, “Sprinting back into action! #literally. So happy to be on the tracks again! Inspired by our Indian athletes in Tokyo who are making the whole country proud! #Cheer4India #Olympcis2021”
Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, who judges the dance reality show, Super Dancer Chapter 4, missed its shoot as she was disturbed with her husband Raj Kundra’s arrest on Monday. She stayed back at home with her kids. A source from the dance reality show set told indianexpress.com, “Shilpa is quite disturbed with Raj’s arrest. She did not feel up to coming to the shoot today, and has been home, taking care of her kids.” Read more
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