businessman and actress Shilpa Shetty husband of Raj Kundra The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against him. Earlier in 2021, Mumbai Police had arrested him in pornography case and currently Raj Kundra is out on bail in this case. Let us inform that in February 2021, Mumbai Police had registered a case against him for making obscene films and publishing them through an app, after which he was arrested in July 2021.
Raj Kundra was accused of luring models and actors on the pretext of making films and getting work in web series and getting them to make pornographic films and then put it on an app. Users had to pay money to watch movies on this app.
ED sources said that in February 2019, Kundra created a company named Arms Prime Media Limited and created an app called Hotshots. The Hotshots app was later sold to UK-based firm Kenrin. The CEO of this company is Pradeep Bakshi, who is actually the brother-in-law of Raj Kundra. Raj Kundra’s firm Viaan had entered into an agreement with UK firm Kenrin and for this transactions worth crores of rupees were done in 13 bank accounts of Viaan.
Sources further said that the Hotshots app was actually a platform for porn movies, which were made in India and uploaded to the Hotshots app for subscription purposes. The money earned through subscribers was transacted in the name of Kundra’s company Viaan Industries. In this way, the money earned from porn films used to come in the account of Kundra’s company, which was roaming in the UK. Raj Kundra was arrested on July 19, 2021 along with 11 others for allegedly making obscene films.
Kundra was granted bail by a Mumbai court on September 20 in a pornography case on a surety of Rs 50,000. The allegations were leveled against Kundra for allegedly producing and distributing pornographic films using a customer-driven mobile app called ‘Hotshots’.
However, Kundra has denied all the allegations against him, saying that he has been falsely implicated.
With ANI input
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