The businessman was arrested for the cell owned by the Mumbai criminal branch on July 19, in connection with the creation and distribution of pornographic content. His extended police custody in connection with the case also ends today.
It was previously reported that Kundra's lawyer, Subhash Jadhav, called the arrest "illegal" and claimed that not a single video could be considered "pornographic". In the 4,000-page charge sheet produced by the police, they could not reference any explicit sexual act in any video that proved illegal under Section 67A. The rest of the sections applicable to Raj Kundra are available.
Kundra is registered under sections 420 (fraud) 34 (common intent), 292, and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and presentations) of the IPC and related sections of the Information Technology and Indecent Representation of Women Act (Prohibition).
Before the Superior Court of Justice hearing, the Sessions Court extended a temporary respite from detention in the case on Monday.
Meanwhile, the crime branch has appointed a financial auditor to investigate the tracking of Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty's money and their alleged involvement in the pornography trafficking case.
"In the investigation, the crime branch found crore transactions made from the joint account of Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra. The criminal branch suspects that the proceeds from the 'Hotshots' and 'Bolly Fame' apps appeared on this account," the sources said. to ANI.
They added that the police are also investigating whether the money earned from the apps is being invested in bitcoin.
Earlier Sunday, police reported that four Kundra employees had referred witnesses against him in the pornography trafficking case, adding to his problems.
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