The Crime Branch, on Thursday, has reportedly recovered 70 videos shot by businessman Raj Kundra’s former PA Umesh Kamat with the help of different production houses. Kundra has been sent to police custody till July 23 for allegedly making pornographic-related content and publishing them through mobile applications.
He has been sent to police custody till July 23.The husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty was arrested by Mumbai Police on Monday night.
Reports also say that police will send the server for forensic analysis to know if Kundra had used it to upload pornographic material to his UK-based shell company Kinrin.
The police has so far frozen Rs 7.21 crore in different people's bank account in connection with Raj Kundra. The businessman is said to have received regular payments, amounting to Rs 9.65 lakh, in his bank account from Hot Hit, a porn app that was named in the racket busted by Mumbai Police earlier this year.
Earlier on Wednesday, model-actress Poonam Pandey claimed that Raj Kundra, upon a contractual disagreement in 2019, leaked her number along with a message that said "I will strip for you".
Poonam had earlier filed a case against Kundra and his associates at Armsprime Media, the company that was handling her app. She had complained that they were illegally using her videos even after their contract had ended.
In a video message which is now viral on the internet Poonam said: "When I said no to signing the contract, he leaked my phone number with a caption, 'Call me now. I will strip for you'. He released this message along with my personal number and broadcast it. I still remember that after that my phone rang non-stop. I got calls from the whole world, including threatening messages."
Poonam also said that she had to go into hiding.