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Mumbai Police record Shilpa Shetty’s statement in Raj Kundra porn app case | Latest News India

Earlier, Mumbai Police stated that actor Shilpa Shetty apparently had no hyperlink together with her husband Raj Kundra’s enterprise.

A group of Mumbai Police, which is investigating the alleged porn racket case round businessman Raj Kundra’s Hotshots app, on Friday recorded Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s statement concerning the case., news company ANI reported. On Friday, Kundra’s police custody was prolonged until July 27, in opposition to which Raj Kundra has moved the excessive courtroom. The police group visited the Juhu residence of the Bollywood actor to record her statement.

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The investigation right into a porn racket which started in February this yr snowballed into a serious controversy after Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was arrested on July 20. It has been alleged that in collaboration with a UK-based firm, which is owned by Raj Kundra’s brother-in-law, Raj was working a paid, porn streaming platform. It has additionally been alleged that younger girls have been exploited by the racket on the promise of performing roles.

Several Bollywood personalities have given statements in favour and in opposition to the app.

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Following Raj Kundra’s arrest, joint commissioner of police (crime) Milind Bharambe stated on Tuesday that Shilpa Shetty didn’t have an lively position in the operation of Hotshots. “We have not been able to any find any active role (of Shilpa Shetty) yet. We are investigating. We will appeal to the victims to come forward and contact the Crime Branch Mumbai and we’ll take appropriate action,” Bharambe had stated.

So far, 11 folks have been arrested in reference to the case. It has been alleged that Kundra had an inkling of a potential investigation in opposition to him and was planning to wrap up the functioning of Hotshots and launch one other streaming app. The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Maharashtra stated they’ve acquired emails allegeing that Raj Kundra has been evading arrest by bribing Mumbai Police. Reports stated he has paid 25 lakh to police officers as bribe.

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