Raj Kundra, who was arrested in the pornography case, has not got any relief from the Bombay High Court at present. The High Court has deferred the hearing on Raj Kundra’s bail plea till July 29. Along with this, the court has ordered the officers probing the pornography racket case to be present in the court during the next hearing.
On July 19, 11 people including Raj Kundra, Ryan Thorpe were arrested by the police in connection with this case. The court has sent Raj and Ryan to 14-day judicial custody. Raj Kundra’s troubles have already increased a lot in this case. The Crime Branch has said that 4 Raj’s employees have agreed to testify against him.
During the hearing on bail in the court, the investigating officer said that Raj Kundra is not cooperating in the investigation. The officer said that all the questions being asked to him were not being answered properly. The officer also told the court that we have recorded the statement of Shilpa Shetty.
Raj Kundra’s MacBook and phone have been seized. Apart from this, his Kotak and Citibank accounts have also been frozen. 9 digital files and big data have been recovered. Investigation revealed that Raj has received payment of about 1.64 crores from Apple. It is yet to be known how much he has earned from the Google Play Store.
The Crime Branch has appointed a financial auditor to probe the joint accounts of Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty. According to the source, the Crime Branch suspects that the money earned from Hot Shot and Bolly Fame app used to come in this account only. The crime branch is also probing whether the earnings from the app were also invested in bitcoin.