Raj Kundra Pornography Case: The pornography case which came to light earlier this month mentioned Raj Kundra as the key conspirator. He is accused of producing and distributing pornographic films on a mobile application called Hotshots. Here are five things to know about the case.
Crime Branch seized Kundra’s bank accounts
Two bank accounts of the businessman Raj Kundra were seized. The accounts were of the State Bank of India of Kanpur. The bank officials said that there have been crores of rupees deposited in the accounts.
According to reports, the money was also being deposited to Arvind Srivastava’s wife’s bank account. Srivastava was allegedly running the production company for Kundra.
Raj Kundra’s bail plea was heard by the court
Bombay High Court heard the bail plea of Raj Kundra in connection to the pornography case. Kundra’s extended period of judicial custody ended on Tuesday. His bail plea challenged the judicial custody and sought urgent relief.
Kundra was arrested on July 19 for allegedly producing and distributing pornographic content on his mobile application named ‘Hotshot’.
Sagarika Suman alleged that Kundra’s company was targeting Bigg Boss contestants
Kundra’s company was accused of luring aspiring models on the pretext of getting a role in web series by asking them to audition for bold scenes. According to reports, these scenes were turned into nude and semi-nude scenes against the actor’s will.
Sagarika Suman reportedly said, “Raj Kundra‚Äôs company was targeting Bigg Boss participants.”
Shilpa Shetty has not been given a clean chit yet
Actor Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra’s wife is not yet given a clean chit in the case. Previously, the police had said that they have found no evidence that shows any active role of Shetty in the Raj Kundra pornography case.
Raj Kundra denied urgent relief till prosecution is heard
After hearing the bail plea today, the Bombay High Court decided that they cannot pass an order for urgent relief of Raj Kundra till the prosecution is heard. Further Justice A S Gadkari directed the police officials to file an affidavit in response to the bail plea by July 30.
While presenting the bail petition, Kundra’s lawyers reportedly said that the Police failed to follow the procedure and ought to have first issued a notice under section 41A of the CrPC.