Businessman and husband of actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Raj Kundra was arrested by the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police on Monday after evidence of him being involved in a pornography-related case was found. Take a look at the list below to read about every scandal that involved Raj Kundra.
2.Raj Kundra accused of betting in Indian Premier League
The Rajasthan Royals who played in the IPL were owned by actress Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra. However, in the year 2013, Raj Kundra was accused of betting and his alleged involvement led to him being banned from cricket activities for life. After being suspended for two years, the Rajasthan Royals team was allowed to be back in the tournament while Raj and Shilpa ended their association with the cricketing league.
3. Criminal case filed by Poonam Panday against Raj
Media personality Poonam Pandey had filed a criminal case against Kundra earlier this year where she alleged that Raj Kundra’s company managed her app but after she terminated her contract with them, they continued to post her pictures and videos on the app. Poonam Pandey also claimed her personal mobile number along with obscene messages were leaked on the app. Raj Kundra had defended himself by stating that he had cut off ties with the company back in 2019 and wasn’t aware of the petition.
4. Raj’s controversial first marriage
Raj’s first wife Kavita cheated on him with his sister’s husband Vansh. Raj had stated that his mother caught them red-handed and that she didn’t think twice before ruining the family’s name.
5. Raj was questioned by ED in relation to a money-laundering case
In October 2019, Raj Kundra was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection to his dealing with a real estate agent named Ranjeet Bindra who had been arrested in a money laundering case involving drug lord Iqbal Mirchi. He was questioned for several hours and later gave a public statement, “I have provided whatever information I had. My only deal with agent Ranjeet Bindra was acquiring a 50% stake in Bastian Hospitality. What his other links are and what transactions he has done in the past were unknown to me.