More troubles have started brewing for Shilpa Shetty & Raj Kundra as an FIR has been lodged claiming the couple duped a businessman of Rs. 1.5 crores. The update comes after businessman and husband of actress Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra was arrested in the adult content creation and production case. It was alleged that Kundra’s company was behind the production of adult content and distribution of the same on an application called Hotshots.

According to the new update, a businessman has alleged that Kundra and Shetty asked him to invest Rs. 1.51 crores in their company to get profits. However, the deal, as per the complainant, did not see the light of the day. The complainant in his complain has also mentioned that he was threatened when he sought the money back.

Background

On July 19, Ripu Kundra, famously known as Raj Kundra, was arrested in the case regarding the production and distribution of adult pornographic content. The arrest came after the Mumbai Police had initiated an almost five-month probe into the matter. The investigation revealed that adult content was being shot in a Madh island bungalow, and was later distribution on apps such as Hotshots. The investigation also revealed that the producers lured aspirational actors and actresses who wanted to make it big in the Indian entertainment industry.

After the arrest, actresses like Sherlyn Chopra came out and claimed that Kundra had allegedly abused and exploited her. Later, Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra filed a Rs. 50 crores defamation case against Chopra.


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The Facts of the Matter

We have all heard of a phrase which reads – “when it rains, it pours”, meaning whenever a setback occurs in a person’s life, a slew of setbacks across every aspect of that person’s life occurring. Although largely debatable, the notion is being proven true for star couple Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty.

What the New Cheating Case is All About?

After facing heat for their alleged role in production and distribution of adult pornographic content, Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty are now accused of cheating. A Mumbai-based businessman has filed an FIR against the star couple for cheating him on the tune of Rs. 1.51 crores. Reportedly, the businessman filed the FIR on November 13, 2021 at the Bandra Police Station.


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Shilpa-Raj Made Businessman Invest In SFL Fitness Company

According to Press Trust of India, the complainant has accused that Kaashif Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra convinced him to invest Rs. 1.51 crores into an enterprise called SFL Fitness company. The enterprise’s director was Kaashif Khan and the investment was sought back in July 2014. The complainant claimed that Kaashif, Raj and Shilpa assured him good returns on his investment.

Deal Didn’t Materalize, Businessman Threatened

The alleged victim of cheating also claimed that an assurance was made that SFL company will give him the ownership of a franchise. Further, it was also assured that a gym and spa will be opened in Pune’s Hadapsar and Koregaon. However, the deal did not see the light of the day.


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Shilpa-Raj Accused of Cheating, Criminal Conspiracy, Intimidation

The complainant claimed that when the deal did not materialize, he sought the return of his money. However, he was threatened by the accused. As such, the Bandra Police registered an FIR against Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty under multiple sections of the Indian Penal Code.

This includes Section 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property), Section 120(B) (Criminal conspiracy), Section 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation), Section 34 (Criminal acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention).