Raj Kundra News LIVE Updates: Mumbai police is set to hold a press conference around 4 pm, and is likely to disclose details on the alleged creation of pornographic films by businessman Raj Kundra. Shilpa Shetty’s husband, who was arrested on Monday night by the city police’s crime branch, has been remanded in police custody till July 23. Since morning, several statements have been recorded in the matter.
According to some reports, actress-model Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey have recorded statements with Maharasthra Cyber Cell, which have apparently gone viral on social media. A report in DNA said Chopra has been paid Rs 30 lakh for each project, and she had done about 15 to 20 assignments for Kundra.
Here are Top Developments
• Kundra has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act.
• The police, while seeking maximum custody of Kundra, told a magistrate’s court in Mumbai that the 45-year-old businessman was economically gaining by making and selling pornographic material.
• The police said they have seized Kundra’s mobile phone and its contents need to be scrutinised and also his business dealings and transactions have to be looked into.
• Apart from Kundra, the police also produced before the court another accused, Ryan Thorpe, who too was arrested in the case on Monday.