The crime branch of Mumbai Police have arrested actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra in connection with a case registered against him for creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some apps.
The case was registered under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, Information Technology Act, and Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act at the Malwani police station on February 4, 2021.
Businessman Raj Kundra has been arrested as he appears to be the key conspirator in this case, according to the Mumbai Police.
Mumbai Police said, “We have sufficient evidences regarding this. Investigation is in progress.”
MUMBAI POLICE BUSTS MAJOR PORN PRODUCTION RACKET
Mumbai Police’s crime branch have exposed a major racket wherein porn film production company makes pornographic videos of young women under the pretext of giving them a break in film industry. The videos are then uploaded on porn sites and mobile apps.
The property cell officials of crime branch have arrested a total of five people- three men and two women. Two of the arrested men worked as actors, while another man worked as a light-man. The two arrested women worked as photographer/videographer and graphic designer.
Bungalows are rented all over Mumbai for filming these pornographic videos, which are uploaded on porn sites and mobile apps. The companies earn in lakhs through such videos.
The accused also used to release trailers of such porn videos on social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Telegram, and WhatsApp.
Property cell officials of Mumbai Police received a tip off about shooting of porn videos at a rented bungalow in Madh Village of Malad West. API Laxmikant Salunkhe raided the place while the shooting of a porn video was going on.
Primary enquiry revealed that the accused owned mobile application ‘Hothit Movies’ wherein such porn videos are uploaded. Subscribers have to download the app and pay to view the videos on their devices. The company owns few more such mobile application.
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Actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband & businessman Raj Kundra appeared before the Property Cell of Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch: ANI
Businessman Raj Kundra has been arrested by the Crime Branch in a case relating to creation of pornographic films & publishing them through some apps. He appears to be the key conspirator. We have sufficient evidence regarding this, says Mumbai police commissioner (ANI)
22:53 (IST) Jul 19
Mumbai crime branch on late Monday evening arrested businessman Raj Kundra in pornography case