Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty record statements in their textile firm duping case
Mumbai: Businessman Raj Kundra on Wednesday attended Kongaon police station in neighbouring Thane district to face inquiry in a case of cheating registered against him and his actor wife, Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
Raj came to Kongaon police station in Bhiwandi tehsil at 10 am and was questioned till 1 pm, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Manoj Patil said. "He was asked to come to the police station for questioning tomorrow and the day after too", DCP Patil said.
Last month, the police registered a case against Shilpa and Raj for allegedly duping a textile firm owner of Rs 24 lakh under sections 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code.
Big Deals, a company of which Shetty and Kundra are directors, sold bed sheets through TV ads and collected money on behalf of Bhiwandi-based Malotia Textiles, but didn’t pay the proceeds to the manufacturer firm, the FIR said.