Actress Shilpa Shetty has finally broken the silence on her husbands arrest in a pornographic case and said that her husband is innocent who is in police custody in the involvement in the production of pornographic content informed Mumbai Police sources to a news agency.
Crime Branch came in the Juhu residence of Kundra and his wife, actress and businesswoman Shilpa Shetty.
Shetty was questioned over whether she had any knowledge of her husband’s alleged involvement in the production of pornographic content.
Sources said that they believe that the money allegedly earned by Kundra from pornography was used for online betting. The Crime Branch is believed to be investigating the money trail.
Shilpa said she wasn’t aware of it and has nothing to do with Hotshots. She mentioned that erotica is different from porn & her husband Raj Kundra wasn’t involved in producing porn content.
Meanwhile, the Crime Branch officials escorted Kundra back to the Byculla police station after recording Shetty’s statement and collecting documents related to the case.
Raj Kundra and his IT head Ryan Thorpe will remain in police custody till July 27. Kundra, has moved the Bombay High Court challenging the police remand and the cases against him.
“Without following the due process of law under the provisions of Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, as mandated by the Supreme Court from time to time, police arrested Kundra by calling him under the grab of recording a statement,” the businessman’s plea states.
He has been charged under Sections 354(C) (voyeurism), 292 (sale of obscene content) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 67 and 67A (transmission of sexually explicit material) of the Information Technology Act, as well as the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.