By News Helpline. Mumbai 27th July 2021: Troubles for Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra are far from over, the controversial businessman has been denied bail in a pornographic video case, has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. This means he will remain in jail till 10th August.
The Bombay High Court heard his bail petition today, after which this order was passed.
Earlier, the businessman was sent to custody till today, alongside his aide Ryan Thorpe. Kundra attended the hearing and was escorted back by the officials, he has been sent for a medical check-up, post that he will be sent to Arthur Road Jail.
Crime Branch had also visited Shetty and Kundra’s residence in Mumbai a few days back, looking for evidence and a financial transactions trail.
Meanwhile, a financial auditor has been appointed to track the money trail of both Kundra and Shetty, after “crime branch officials found transactions worth crores” being done from the joint account of the couple.
The case came to the fore in February, when a woman approached cops complaining that she was forced to do pornographic films, after being promised a job in the film industry. An FIR was lodged and the probe started.
After Mumbai Police found “sufficient evidence,” they arrested Kundra last week. As per the investigation, pornographic content was created and uploaded on apps like HotShots, all allegedly backed by Kundra.