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Porn case: Raj Kundra was sent to judicial custody till August 10

Mumbai| Businessman Raj Kundra, the main accused in the sensational porn film racket case, has been sent to judicial custody for two weeks till August 10. His lawyer Abad Ponda gave this information here on Tuesday. Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Kundra was produced in a Mumbai court which rejected the prosecution’s plea seeking extension of his police custody by another seven days.

Among other things, the prosecution told the court that they have found an amount of Rs 1.13 crore belonging to Kundra’s company in a private bank account, which they want to investigate further.

Opposing the remand plea, Ponda argued that Kundra’s custody is being sought in the offenses which are largely bailable except on two non-bailable charges.

He said there was nothing new in this for which the prosecution was seeking extension of his custody and reiterated that he (Kundra) would have cooperated if the police had summoned him.

Ponda said Kundra has applied for bail and his application will be heard in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday (July 28).

Kundra, in his bail plea, has argued that he is cooperating fully in the ongoing investigation and is in custody for a long time.

On July 19, the Mumbai Police had arrested Kundra in the sensational case of creating and distributing obscene content through mobile applications.

Soon after his arrest, he was remanded to police custody till July 23, which was extended till July 27 and has now been sent to judicial custody till August 10.

Police also raided Kundra’s house in Juhu last Friday and recorded the statement of his wife Shilpa Shetty, as well as summoned others, whose names first surfaced in the pornography case that surfaced in February and later in international angle. had come.

Mumbai Police has appealed to the other victims to come forward and inform them about the illegal acts committed against them and said that they have already recorded the statements of the two victim women.

Kundra has been charged under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act

Abid Ali
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