On Monday the Mumbai police crime branch arrested businessman Raj Kundra for being an alleged ‘key conspirator’ in a case of making pornographic films and publishing them through mobile applications.
In February this year, the Property Cell of the Mumbai crime branch had registered an FIR in connection with the case and arrested nine people. Kundra’s name came up during the inquiry of the accused.
On Monday Kundra was prosecuted for questioning, after which he was arrested.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale said that they 1 have arrested Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this case. They have sufficient pieces of evidence regarding this and the investigation is in progress.
In the racket busted by the crime branch, the police had said that women were invited into acting in pornographic movies with promises of roles in web series. Some of the accused who are arrested were owners of streaming platforms where these porn films were available with a subscription fee. An officer said that Kundra’s name came up in connection with his links to one of the companies involved in showcasing such movies on online platforms.