Actor Shilpa Shetty on Friday told Mumbai Police that London-based Pradeep Bakshi, the brother-in-law of her husband Raj Kundra was involved with the Hotshot app and its functioning, said sources.
According to sources, Shilpa Shetty told Mumbai Police that she was not aware of the exact content of the Hotshot app claiming she has nothing to do with the application. This is in connection with a case related to the production of pornographic films, in which her husband is the prime accused.
The actor claimed that her husband Raj Kundra is innocent and was not involved in producing porn content. She stated that it is London-based Pradeep Bakshi who was involved with the Hotshot app and its functioning.
Mumbai Police sources said Shilpa Shetty also mentioned that the content of erotica is different from pornography.
She also spoke about the other OTT platforms being full of similar erotica content, which is not considered porn.
Mumbai Police on Friday conducted a raid at Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra’s residence. Police seized a hard disk and a computer from their residence.
According to sources, Mumbai police is checking if Shilpa Shetty played an active role in the entire porn racket, in which her husband is the key accused.
Mumbai Police questioned the actor on her knowledge of the Hotshot app, on which the porn content used to be uploaded.