The investigation in businessman Raj Kundra run pornographic content creation and publishing on apps racket is still underway by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch.

Going by the media report, four employees of detained Kundra and his Bollywood actor wife Shilpa Shetty have turned witnesses in the porn racket case and have asserted that their employer had asked them to remove the porn clips from the ‘Hotshots,’ app used to publish illicit content.

According to the police investigation, the businessman used ‘Hotshots’ for streaming porn content. The app is already under the radar of the Crime Branch and it was removed from the Google Play Store for Android phone users and Apple’s App Store prior to his arrest.

In order to keep his business running, Raj Kundra activated “Plan B” and launched another app, Bollyfame.

Reiterating here, Raja Kundra was arrested by Mumbai Police on July 19 and the court sent him to judicial custody till July 27. It has been asserted by the Police that a lot of data was removed from the records a day after his arrest.

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According to an official of the Intelligence Bureau, Raj Kundra had links with another accused Yash Thakur, who is absconding, said sources. It has been learnt, Yash Thakur befriended the IB official and then asked him to start using the app to stream the clips. Thus, the official registered on Thakur’s app in his wife’s name and started streaming content.

However, when porn clips were posted on the app, IB official raised objection and reiterated to Thakur that he was going against the earlier proposal that it

Raj Kundra has said the videos might be described as "lascivious" but do not show "explicit sexual acts".

In a statement to the Crime Branch, Kundra’s wife Shilpa Shetty had told police that she had no clue of the exact nature of the content on the mobile app which Raj Kundra created and published. She has even said that her husband is innocent and also underlined the difference between 'erotica' and 'pornography.’

 

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