Guwahati News Desk: Regarding the ongoing adult film racket scenario, businessman Raj Kundra, has been sent to the judicial custody till August 10.
It was Kundra’s lawyer, Abad Ponda, who informed on Tuesday, that the accused Kundra has been remanded to judicial custody for two weeks.
According to sources, Raj Kundra’s company was running operations of UK entity linked to porn.
Although Kundra was produced before a Mumbai court to address a plea for extending his police custody by another seven days, his plea was declined by the prosecution.
Infact, the prosecution further informed the court that it had come across an amount of Rs 1.13 crore belonging to Kundra’s company in a private bank account which they wanted to probe further.
Ponda further informed that Kundra has applied for bail and his application will be taken up for hearing on Wednesday before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court.
The Mumbai Police had arrested Kundra on 19 July, in the sensational case of producing and distributing pornographic content through mobile application, Hotshot.
The police also raided Kundra’s home in Juhu, last Friday and recorded the statement of his wife and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, besides summoning others, in the pornography case.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police has appealed to other victims to come forward and give information about the illegal acts committed against them and said they have already recorded statements of two aggrieved women.
Kundra has since been charged with offences under various provisions of Indian Penal Code, IT Act and Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.
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