Businessman and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra, who was arrested in a case of alleged production and distribution of pornographic films through apps on July 19, was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday. Ever since his arrest, many actors and models, including Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey, have released statement accusing him of running the racket.  

Here is the latest update in the case:

1. Mumbai Crime branch has not given clean chit to actor Shilpa Shetty yet. According to ANI, the crime branch is investigating all possibilities/angles. Forensic auditors are appointed and they are looking into the transactions of all accounts in this case.

2. Police suspects that Pradeep Bakshi (Raj Kundra’s brother-in-law) was only used as a face but all functioning of Hotshots was looked after by Kundra himself. 

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3. Accused Arvind Shrivastav alias Yash Thakur’s bank accounts were frozen with around Rs 6 crore balance in them. He has written to Mumbai Police, requested de-freezing of accounts but police has asked him to first appear before it and join the investigation, according to ANI.

4. The HC refused any relief to Kundra without giving a chance to the prosecution first to respond to the petition.

5. Kundra, in his petition, has maintained his arrest and the subsequent order passed by the magistrate’s court remanding him in police custody were illegal as no notice was issued to him.

6. Raj Kundra earned at least Rs 1.17 crore between August and December last year from his business of production and online distribution of porn films, Mumbai Police told a court on Tuesday.

7. The Bombay HC on Tuesday said no strict action will be taken against models Poonam Pandey and Sherlyn Chopra till September 20. Both the actresses had filed a petition for anticipatory bail.

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8. On July 24, the Crime Branch conducted a raid at Shilpa Shetty’s Juhu residence and recorded her statement.

9. Actor Shilpa Shetty fought with her husband, businessman Raj Kundra, during a raid at their home by the crime branch, Mumbai Police sources told ANI. It is also said that she got emotional during the argument and the team had to step in to calm her down. 

10. Shilpa had said that she was unaware of the Hotshot app, owned by her husband.