More trouble for Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra? FIR against couple for fraud (Read Inside)
A Delhi-based businessman seeks FIR against Raj Kundra and his wife, Shilpa Shetty. FIR was under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including cheating and criminal breach of trust and more
After Raj Kundra's arrest, actress Shilpa Shetty kept a low profile and was not seen in her show shoots. But now she is back slowly but steadily filming her dance reality show Super Dancer 4, where she is a judge. And sharing posts on social media from the sets and photoshoots etc.
But according to PTI, Shilpa might face another problem along with Raj Kundra. A Delhi-based businessman had filed a complaint seeking registration of an FIR against the couple, also, for allegedly cheating him and siphoning off the money for ill motives.
The complainant's lawyer said that Metropolitan Magistrate Mansi Malik ore who asked for the action taken report from the police, posted the matter for hearing on November 9, 2021.
Vishal Goel alleged that Raj Kundra cheated and defrauded him by convincing him to invest lakhs of rupees in a Mumbai-based company in 2018, which later yielded no returns, and its share price fell.
The complainant further said that Kundra and others persuaded him to invest in their business by giving a rosy picture and claimed that the company was involved in gaming, animation, beauty products, etc.
So, he invests Rs 41 lakhs, which they used for their personal gains and carried out illegal activities, the complaint alleged.
Recently, Goel came to know that the company is producing adult porn movies by developing mobile applications and circulating them through it. The complaint filed through advocates Sahil Munjal and Rhea Gandhi said, "the result of such illegal, fraudulent and mala fide activities is that the complainant, who was induced to invest, has been cheated. The money has been siphoned off for selfish ill motives."
He has sought registration of FIR under various sections of the IPC, including cheating and criminal breach of trust, the Information Technology Act, the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, and the SEBI Act.
According to PTI, besides Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty, there are other six accused include Darshit Shah, M K Wadhwa, Nandan Mishra, Satyendra Sarupria, Umesh Goenka, and Viaan Industries Limited.