The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Maharashtra on Thursday informed that they have received four emails alleging that businessman and actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra, who has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a case relating to the production of pornography, bribed Mumbai Police officials with Rs 25 lakh to evade arrest.
According to an ACB official, the emails were sent by a Yash Thakur, another person accused in the pornography case. A similar amount was allegedly demanded from him as well.
His allegations, however, were vague in nature and forwarded to the Mumbai Police for further action.
“ACB Maharashtra has confirmed that they received four emails from Yash Thakur in this regard, but his allegations of seeking a bribe from him and allegations against Raj Kundra bribing to evade arrest were quite vague in nature. The mails were forwarded to the Mumbai police for further action on April 30, 2021,” the ACB official confirmed.
Kundra, along with 11 others, was arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Monday night for his alleged involvement in creating pornographic films and publishing them through some mobile applications.
According to Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Milind Bharambe, he had a tie-up with a London-based company that was involved in streaming pornographic content through a mobile app called ‘Hotshots’.
New actors were allegedly promised roles in web series and asked to do bold and nude scenes in auditions. A case was registered after female actors opposed this and approached the Crime Branch.
While addressing a press conference, Bharambe said that the police has not yet been able to any find any active role of Shilpa Shetty.
“During a detailed investigation, Raj Kundra’s company located in Viaan had a tie-up with a London-based company Kenrin that owns mobile application Hotshots. All nude content created in Mumbai was published on Hotshots, which was operated from Mumbai. After complaints, this app was takedown by Google Play Store and iPhone,” Bharambe said.
After court permission, Kundra’s offices were searched a few clips were found as well. He was arrested along with his head of IT.
“It’s Parmatma-nirbhar Bharat not Aatmanirbhar Bharat under Modi raj”: JKPP Secretary Gagan
Inflation is at an all-time high in the Country. The petrol and diesel prices are increasing rapidly, and the people of J&K suffered a significant setback when they came to know that ethanol is being mixed in the fuel. Several daily wagers, Asha workers, Dental Surgeons are on the roads protesting to demand justice for them. Taking a jibe at all these JK Panthers Party State Secretary Gagan slammed the Union Government and demanded the resignation of all Union Ministers, including PM Narendra Modi.
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While speaking, Gagan said, “we should be thankful to the government that we finally see good days. But, if BJP talks about these good days, we demand that they return us our bad days. When BJP was in opposition, their leaders were the first to come on the roads with LPG cylinders wearing garlands of onion and potatoes. Instead of hunger strikes, people should now adopt political trends to raise their voices as with early trends, the Union Government will not take any action”.
“In the BJP’s regime, unemployment soared, inflation has raged, and GDP has deteriorated. People have voted them to bring down all these matters, but instead, they have contributed to the issues. Now it’s high time, and the Modi Government should step down. Our BSF/CISF Aspirants, PDD/PWD Daily wagers, Dental Surgeons are on the road. Many of our daily wagers die every day, and there is no one to compensate them”, he added.
Three dead in scooty-car collision
Three persons were killed on Friday after the two—wheeler they were riding was hit by a car at Panzinara area on Srinagar outskirts.
Report said that the trio travelling on a scooty was hit by the car bearing registration number JK05E—1226, resulting into their on spot death.
The deceased were identified as Sameer Ahmad Dar, son of Sonaullah Dar, Mushtaq Ahmad Malik, son of Ghulam Muhammad Malik and Shahid Fayaz, son of Fayaz Ahmad Dar—all residents of Panzinara.
An official said a police team from Parimpora Police Station has rushed to the spot.
NIA Nabs 2 Biharis for Supplying Weapons to LeM Commander in Jammu
Today, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested two suspects from Bihar and Jammu for supplying arms and ammunition to Kashmiri militants for spreading terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. They have been identified as Arman Mansuri(20), s/o Niyamuddin Miyan and Guddu Ansari(23), s/o Mohammad Hussain, both residents of village DepBahuara falling under the jurisdiction of Marhoura Police Station in Saran district of Bihar.
While Arman Mansuri was arrested from Bihar, Guddu Ansari was nabbed in Jammu. As per the information accessed by JK Media, Arman Mansuri is being shifted to Jammu for cross-questioning along with LeM top commander Hidayatullah Malik, who was arrested by Gangyal police in Jammu district on February 6 this year along with a consignment of arms, ammunition and explosives when he had sneaked here from Kashmir valley intending to carry out militant attacks.
Investigations revealed that both the suspects arrested were co-conspirators and involved in the transportation of two separate consignments of illegal arms/ammunition from Bihar to Mohali and Ambala. The weapons were further transported to the accused Hidayatullah Malik, self-declared commander-in-chief of LeM in Jammu and Kashmir.
The accused Arman Ali was arrested in Bihar and was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate Saran, Bihar and was taken on transit remand to produce him before the NIA Special Court, Jammu. Further investigation into the case is underway.
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