Actress Shilpa Shetty's Businessman Husband Raj Kundra's police custody has been extended till July 27, 2021. Kundra was arrested by the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police on July 19 in a case related to the alleged creation of pornographic films. On July 20, a Mumbai court had sent Kundra into the custody of police till July 23.
A Mumbai court has extended the police custody of Raj Kundra along with his business associate Ryan Thorpe till July 27 in a hearing held on Friday. The police told the court that the 45-year-old businessman was gaining financially from the illegal activity of making and selling pornographic material. The police also alleged that money earned through pornographic work was used for online betting. They also suspect that Kundra had financial transactions with Yes bank and United Bank of Africa for which the police sought seven days of their custody to carry out further investigations in this racket.
The police had claimed they have seized Kundra's mobile phone and its contents need to be scrutinised and also his business dealings and transactions have to be looked into.