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For Businessman Raj Kundra, Supreme Court Relief In Porn Films Racket Case


For Businessman Raj Kundra, Supreme Court Relief In Porn Films Racket Case

Businessman Raj Kundra, actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband, was arrested in July (File)

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted Mumbai businessman Raj Kundra 4 weeks’ safety from arrest in reference to the one in all many circumstances involving allegations of capturing and streaming pornographic content material.

The highest court docket additionally issued discover to the Maharashtra authorities.

Mr Kundra, who’s the husband of Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty, had moved the Supreme Court after the Bombay Excessive Court, on November 25, refused his plea for anticipatory bail.

Mr Kundra had stated within the petition earlier than the Excessive Court that the movies, though erotic, didn’t truly present any bodily or sexual exercise. He additional stated he had not been concerned within the making or broadcasting of such movies; he claimed he had been wrongly implicated within the case.

The Excessive Court, in the identical case, additionally rejected anticipatory bail purposes from 5 others accused within the authentic porn movies case from final yr.

These included actors Poonam Pandey and Sherlyn Chopra.

Mr Kundra was arrested in July in one other case being investigated by the Mumbai Crime Department.

He was arrested for allegedly producing and distributing porn movies utilizing a subscriber-driven cellular app known as ‘Hotshots’. He acquired bail in that case in September on furnishing a bond of Rs 50,000.

Mr Kundra had moved that bail plea earlier than the Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Court, wherein he claimed there was not an iota of proof until date with the prosecution that might join ‘Hotshots’ to the authorities’ claims it had been utilized by for importing and streaming obscene content material.

The businessman additionally claimed that there was no proof of him being “actively” concerned within the creation of the allegedly questionable content material.

As he did within the Bombay Excessive Court in November, Mr Kundra additionally claimed he was being falsely implicated and that he was additionally being made a “scapegoat” for causes greatest identified to investigators.

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