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Raj Kundra Pornography Case: Businessman and Ryan Thorpe's bail plea rejected by court

Mumbai police lodged a fresh FIR after another actress filed a complaint alleging that she was forced to shoot porn for Raj Kundra’s 'HotShots' app.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 28, 2021 23:39 IST
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Raj Kundra Pornography Case

Businessman Raj Kundra was arrested by Mumbai Police on July 19 after being booked for alleged production and distribution of pornographic films through apps under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act. The magistrate's court later remanded Kundra in judicial custody for 14 days. In a recent development, Kundra's lawyer had filed a bail plea in court which has been rejected.

Opposing the same, the public prosecutor alleged that Kundra is an influential man and granting him bail can affect the investigation. Quashing his claims, Kundra's lawyer affirmed that the businessman has been cooperating with the investigating agencies since the beginning.

 

Raj Kundra Pornography Case

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  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Raj Kundra's bail plea denied.

    Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra's bail plea has been denied yet again. His judicial custody was extended for two weeks yesterday for the third time in a week. Kundra's aide Ryan Thorpe has also been denied bail.

  • 2:03 PM (IST) Posted by Vaishali Jain

    Public prosecutor opposes Raj Kundra's bail plea

    Case IO and public prosecutor opposed the bail plea of ​​Raj Kundra Kundra and Ryan Thorpe. They argued that granting them bail can affect the investigation of the case. They said Kundra is an influential man claiming that he can intimidate the victims and witnesses by offering money. In addition, he said the financial trial of Kundra is yet to be ascertained.

    Quashing the arguments, Kundra's lawyer quipped, "Is Kundra a terrorist that he will intimidate or threaten the people involved in this case." Further, he assured that the businessman has been cooperating with the investigating agencies since the beginning.

    The lawyer also added that Kundra's passport has already been confiscated by the crime branch and therefore, there's no question of him running away. 

    -- Inputs by Atul Singh

  • 12:32 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Celina Jaitly was approached for Shilpa Shetty’s influencer app JL Stream not HotShots

    Businessman Raj Kundra was arrested by Mumbai Police on July 19 after being booked for alleged production and distribution of pornographic films through apps under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act. One of these apps where adult content was streaming is called HotShots. The app had future plans and was hoping to rope in many Bollywood actresses including Neha Dhupia, Celina Jaitly, Kim Sharma, Arshi Khan, Gizele Thakral, Scarlet Rose, Nora Fatehi, Barbara Mori. However, Celina's spokesperson refuted all such rumours.

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  • 12:31 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Another actress alleged she was 'forced to shoot porn'

    Mumbai police lodged a fresh FIR after another actress filed a complaint alleging that she was forced to shoot porn for Raj Kundra’s 'HotShots' app.

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  • 8:34 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Forensic auditors to examine Raj Kundra's accounts

    The Mumbai crime branch has appointed forensic auditors to look into the financial transactions and bank accounts of businessman Raj Kundra, arrested in an adult films case, a police official said on Tuesday. Also, no clean chit has been given yet to Kundra's wife, Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, in the case, he said.

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  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Vaishali Jain

    HC says no urgent relief to Raj Kundra

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said it cannot pass any order granting urgent relief to businessman Raj Kundra, arrested in a case of alleged production and distribution of pornographic films through apps, without first hearing the prosecution. Justice A S Gadkari directed the police to file its affidavit by July 29 in response to a petition submitted by Kundra (45) challenging his arrest in the case.

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  • 5:56 PM (IST) Posted by Prerna Yadav

    Raj Kundra 'threw away' old phone

    News agency ANI reported that the husband of actress Shilpa Shetty, was anticipating his arrest after the Mumbai Police took nine people into custody in connection with the creation and distribution of pornography. 

    ANI quoted an official saying, "When crime branch officials asked him about his old phone, he told them he threw it away. Police believe that the old phone contains many important pieces of evidence and is looking for it."

  • 4:50 PM (IST) Posted by Prerna Yadav

    Shilpa Shetty was in tears, shouted at Raj Kundra during house raid, 'What was need to do all this?'

    Actress Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra has a huge argument when the Crime Branch raided their home in connection with the pornography racket case, following which the actress broke down in tears saying she was unaware of her husband's actions, said Mumbai Police sources on Monday.

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  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Vaishali Jain

    Raj Kundra's lawyer says businessman is cooperating fully

    A Mumbai court on Tuesday remanded businessman Raj Kundra in 14-day judicial custody in a case related to the alleged creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some apps. Kundra moved the court for bail and his plea was kept for hearing on Wednesday. Speaking to the media, Kundra's lawyer said he's fully cooperating with investigating agencies.

    Inputs from Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna

  • 3:34 PM (IST) Posted by Prerna Yadav

    Pornography case: Raj Kundra snapped after court hearing

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    Pornography case: Raj Kundra snapped after court hearing

  • 1:32 PM (IST) Posted by Vaishali Jain

    Raj Kundra's lawyer says to the court

    During the hearing of the pornography case, Raj Kundra's lawyer told the court that the cops have interrogated the businessman for over 200 hours and there's nothing left to ask now. Also, he claimed that Kundra shouldn't have been arrested in this case in the first place.

    Inputs by Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna
     

  • 1:08 PM (IST) Posted by Vaishali Jain

    Sherlyn Chopra files application for anticipatory bail

    Actress Sherlyn Chopra has filed an application for anticipatory bail in the alleged pron films racket case. She has filed an application in the sessions court of Mumbai, which is likely to be heard today. Also, Crime Branch has summoned the actress for questioning today.

    -- JP Singh

  • 12:54 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Raj Kundra, Ryan Thorpe sent to judicial custody for 14 days

    A court in Mumbai sends actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe to judicial custody for 14 days in the pornography racket case

  • 12:29 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Raj Kundra being taken to Bombay High Court for his bail hearing

    Raj Kundra being taken to Bombay High Court for his bail hearing. The police custody of Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe is ending on Tuesday, but according to ANI, Crime Branch will seek the extension of their custody from the court today.

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  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Shopkeeper from Gujarat files cheating complaint against Raj Kundra's firm

    A trader from Ahmedabad in Gujarat has filed a complaint with the Mumbai crime branch and cyber police alleging that he has been duped of Rs 3 lakh by businessman Raj Kundra's firm under the pretext of making him distributor for an online cricket skill-based game, an official said.

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  • 7:38 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Sherlyn Chopra asked to appear before Crime Branch

    Sherlyn Chopra was asked to appear before Crime Branch on Tuesday, at 11 am. ANI tweeted, "Crime Branch's Property Cell summons Bollywood actress Sherlyn Chopra, asking her to appear before them tomorrow at 11 am to record her statement in connection with a pornography case: Mumbai Police."

  • 7:22 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Police to seek custody extension of Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe

    Police to seek custody extension of Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe in connection with pornography case

  • 7:21 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Distribution of 90 adult films

    Raj Kundra Pornography Case: The crime branch has found evidence against an accomplice who was involved in the distribution of around 90 obscene films. The investigative agency has found important evidence against a person named Arvind Srivastava, who was employed with Raj Kundra's firm. 

    The employee was involved in the distribution of around 90 pornographic films in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, in the last two years. Not just this, Arvind was also a member of a Whatsapp group related to Kundra's company. The police have found a connection between businessman and Arvind's family living in Kanpur. 

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