Raj Kundra paid Rs2.5m bribe to police to evade arrest in pornography case: reports

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1.2087661-1252945680 Actress Shilpa Shetty and hubby Raj Kundra. Image Credit: IANS

Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Maharashtra connected Thursday informed that they person received 4 emails alleging that businessman and histrion Shilpa Shetty’s hubby Raj Kundra, who has been arrested for his alleged engagement successful a lawsuit relating to the accumulation of pornography, bribed Mumbai Police officials with Rs2.5 cardinal (Dh123,294.8) to evade arrest.

According to an ACB official, the emails were sent by a Yash Thakur, different idiosyncratic accused successful the pornography case. A akin magnitude was allegedly demanded from him arsenic well.

Police escort arrested Bollywood prima  Shilpa Shetty's hubby  Raj Kundra (L) for allegedly producing and broadcasting pornographic films online, successful  Mumbai connected  July 20, 2021. Image Credit: AFP

His allegations, however, were vague successful quality and forwarded to the Mumbai Police for further action.

“ACB Maharashtra has confirmed that they received 4 emails from Yash Thakur successful this regard, but his allegations of seeking a bribe from him and allegations against Raj Kundra bribing to evade apprehension were rather vague successful nature. The mails were forwarded to the Mumbai constabulary for further enactment connected April 30, 2021,” the ACB authoritative confirmed.

Kundra, on with 11 others, was arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch connected Monday nighttime for his alleged engagement successful creating pornographic films and publishing them done immoderate mobile applications.

According to Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Milind Bharambe, helium had a tie-up with a London-based institution that was progressive successful streaming pornographic contented done a mobile app called ‘Hotshots’.

New actors were allegedly promised roles successful web bid and asked to bash bold and nude scenes successful auditions. A lawsuit was registered aft pistillate actors opposed this and approached the Crime Branch.

While addressing a property conference, Bharambe said that the constabulary has not yet been capable to immoderate find immoderate progressive relation of Shilpa Shetty.

“During a elaborate investigation, Raj Kundra’s institution located successful Viaan had a tie-up with a London-based institution Kenrin that owns mobile exertion Hotshots. All nude contented created successful Mumbai was published connected Hotshots, which was operated from Mumbai. After complaints, this app was takedown by Google Play Store and iPhone,” Bharambe said.

After tribunal permission, Kundra’s offices were searched a fewer clips were recovered arsenic well. He was arrested on with his caput of IT.

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