Was not aware of Raj Kundra's work: Shilpa to police

Was not aware of Raj Kundra's work: Shilpa Shetty to Mumbai police

Shetty's statement is part of the nearly 1,500-page charge sheet filed before a magistrate court on Wednesday against Kundra

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty. Credit: Twitter/@TheShilpaShetty

Bollywood actor, model and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty, whose husband Raj Kundra has been chargesheeted in the sensational pornography case, told the Mumbai Police that she was not aware of her husband’s activities. 

Shetty’s brief statement forms part of the 1,500-page chargesheet that the Crime Branch-CID filed on Wednesday. 

Shetty remained too tied up in her work to know the porn apps or other activities of her husband, according to her brief statement as a witness in the case. 

Read more: Raj Kundra chargesheeted in pornography case

A total of 11 persons have been arrested so far during the investigations that have  been going on since February. 

The Mumbai Police had initially chargesheeted nine persons and the supplementary chargesheet has named Kundra, a British-Indian businessman, and his close associate and techie Ryan Thorpe.

Shetty further stated that Kundra had launched Viaan Industries Ltd around April, 2015 and she was on the board till July, 2020 before she quit owing to "personal reasons". 

Kundra allegedly used his company’s Mumbai offices to manage the daily operations of the sleaze content racket and upload those through HotShots and Bollyfame apps for paid viewers. 

Check out the latest DH videos:

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox

Check out all newsletters

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox