Crime Branch officials reach Shilpa Shetty's and Raj Kundra's Mumbai residence for investigation in pornography case


Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra is under judicial custody in an alleged pornography case since July 19. On Friday morning, Raj was taken to court after the crime branch alleged his non-cooperation in the investigation of the same case. The businessman was then produced in front of the court. However, his bail plea got rejected and police custody was extended until July 27.  

Now, Crime Branch officials have reached Shilpa Shetty's and Raj Kundra's Mumbai residence for an investigation in the pornography case. In a video shared by Bollywood paparazzo Viral Bhayani, a police jeep is seen entering the premises of the couple's house in Juhu. 

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Two officers from Mumbai's Crime Branch were also snapped as they arrived for the investigation at Shilpa's-Raj's house. 

Raj has now moved High Court against the arrest, his lawyer Abad Ponda alleged his arrest was 'illegal & mala fide'.

Police suspect that money earned from pornography was used for online betting. This is why transactions between Raj's Yes bank account and United Bank of Africa account need to be investigated, Mumbai Police told Court. Reportedly, at least 11 people have been arrested by the Mumbai police in the case.