Raj Kundra was detained in July 2021 on suspicion of creating and disseminating pornographic information via mobile apps. He was charged for allegedly disseminating or transmitting sexually explicit recordings under the appropriate provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the Indecent Representation of Women (Prevention Act), and the Information Technology Act. The police also searched Raj Kundra’s Juhu house and offices in Mumbai. In September, bail was granted to Raj Kundra.
He made news last year after the Mumbai police detained him on suspicion of creating and disseminating pornographic material. Shilpa Shetty’s husband has allegedly submitted a discharge petition in the case, claiming that there is no evidence against him on the charge sheet. The plea also claims that there is no evidence supporting a case against him at this point, hence his request for release should be granted.
Raj Kundra claimed in a statement made months after his release that the entire incident was a “witch hunt” against him. “After great deliberation, taking into account the numerous inaccurate and careless remarks and stories that are circulating, as well as the fact that my silence has been interpreted as weakness. In order to get things started, let me first say that I have NEVER in my life produced or distributed “pornography.” Everything about this episode has been a witch hunt. Raj Kundra claimed in a statement made months after his release that the entire incident was a “witch hunt” against him.and have complete trust that the truth will win out. Raj had made this comment in a statement.