Mumbai's Esplanade Court on Wednesday rejected bail pleas of actor Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra along with his associate Ryan Thorpe in the pornography racket case.
On Tuesday, a court in Mumbai had sent actor Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra along with his associate Ryan Thorpe to judicial custody for 14 days in the pornography racket case.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai crime branch has lodged a fresh FIR in connection with a pornography case and named producers of businessman Raj Kundra's company as well as actress Gehana Vashishth in the new case, a police official told PTI on Wednesday.
The case was registered by the crime branch's property cell at Malwani police station on Tuesday after an actress approached the police and alleged she was forced to shoot for a pornographic film for the HotShots app.
The First Information Report (FIR) was registered under various Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections, including 420 (cheating), 392 (punishment for robbery), 393 (attempt to commit robbery), and provisions of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act and the Information Technology Act.
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