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It was on September 20, 2021, when famous businessman, Raj Kundra was granted bail in the alleged pornographic case. Also, he had paid a surety of Rs. 50,000 during his bail. After a long legal battle with the investigative team, Raj was released from the Arthur Road jail on September 21, 2021. The first pictures of Raj after he had come out of jail were all over the internet in no time. The businessman had looked extremely weak and dishevelled both physically and mentally.
Recently, Raj Kundra had come forward and opened up about the media house claiming his involvement in the pornographic case long after he was granted bail from the court. In his strong statement, he had questioned the authenticity of the media trail which was going on the outside when he was inside the jail. Now, his actress-wife, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, has shared a tweet in his support that is going viral on social media.
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On December 21, 2021, Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to her Twitter handle and shared a news article's link that featured her husband, Raj Kundra's statement on his pornography case. In his interview, Raj had slammed the media houses for pronouncing him 'guilty' and had called the entire case a 'witch hunt'. Extending her support to Raj Kundra, his doting wife, Shilpa Shetty, came forward and tweeted a famous quote by former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill about how truth is simply inevitable. The actress wrote in her tweet:
"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. - Winston Churchill."
For the unversed, on December 20, 2021, Raj Kundra had released a statement reacting to all the accusations against him in the media and how he is still labelled as 'guilty' in the pornographic production case. Sharing his disappointment on the way people had taken advantage of him for being silent all this while, the businessman had clearly stated that he was never involved in any sort of production or distribution of pornographic content. He had said:
"After much contemplation, considering there are many misleading and irresponsible statements and articles floating around and my silence has been misconstrued for weakness. I would like to start by stating that I have NEVER been involved in the production and distribution of "pornography" EVER in my life. This whole episode has been nothing but a witch hunt. The matter is subjudice so I can not elucidate, but I am ready to face trial and have full faith in the judiciary, where the truth will prevail."
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Going further in his statement, Raj Kundra had also opened up about his decision to hide his face when he was spotted at the airport with his wife, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, a few days ago. The businessman had clarified that he had hidden his face not because of shame but to have some privacy. Reflecting on his family and how he is entirely committed to them and their happiness, Raj had explained:
"The trolling, negativity and toxic public perception has been very debilitating. To set the record straight, I do not hide my face in shame, but wish that my privacy is not intruded anymore with this continued MEDIA TRIAL. My priority has always been my family, nothing else matters at this juncture."
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Raj Kundra was booked under the severe sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Indecent Representation of Women (Prevention) Act and the Information Technology Act for allegedly transmitting/distributing sexually explicit videos.
Shilpa Shetty and her family faced the toughest time in 2021 when her husband, Raj Kundra was arrested by the Mumbai Police for his alleged involvement in pornography. Raj was accused of creating and publishing adult videos through various apps. He was also alleged to be the key conspirator inRead More