'Raj Kundra created erotica, not porn', defends wife Shilpa Shetty; denies link with porn racket

Shilpa said that she wasn't aware of the exact content of 'HotShots'

'Raj Kundra created erotica, not porn', defends wife Shilpa Shetty; denies link with porn racket

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and husband Raj Kundra. — Reuters

Mumbai, July 24

In a latest development in the controversial porn case involving Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra, the Bollywood actress has denied her involvement with the company or its nature of content and has pointed fingers at Kundra's brother-in-law.

After a court hearing on Friday, the Crime Branch team raided the Juhu residence of Shilpa and Raj.

The investigative team is looking for money trail and corresponding emails, which will incriminate the accused and his alleged involvement in pornographic content.

According to police sources, Crime Branch officials recorded Shilpa Shetty's statement in the case. The actress has denied her involvement in the company, claiming she was not aware of the exact content of HotShots.

She also mentioned that erotica is different from porn, for which her husband has been accused of, and he is not involved in producing porn content. 

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Sources claim that Shilpa Shetty named Raj Kundra's brother-in-law Pradeep Bakshi for running the functioning of the app and its operations.

After the case came to fore, Shilpa Shetty Kundra resigned from her husband's Viaan Industries, and stepped away from her active entertainment projects involvement, which included a television reality show and her current film.

Years after cricket betting fiasco, Raj Kundra has been again named in a controversy and arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch in the alleged pornography case. The court has extended Raj's police custody till July 27, along with his IT Head Ryan Thrope. — IANS

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