Raj Kundra Arrested: Shilpa Shetty's Husband Found Guilty Of Creating & Broadcasting Obscene Content

Raj Kundra's arrest has once again shifted focus on the illegal porn industry in India. Shilpa Shetty's husband recently got arrested for creating & streaming pornography. Check out the full story of Raj Kundra's arrest.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jul 20, 2021 12:59 IST
Raj Kundra Arrested: Shilpa Shetty's Husband Found Guilty Of Creating & Broadcasting Obscene Content
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Raj Kundra Arrested: Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra was arrested on Monday for getting involved with pornographic content. This arrest did not happen suddenly, in fact, in February, a case was registered against him for creating and broadcasting such content. If any person is found indulging in such an act, then a case is registered against him under sections of the IT Act and IPC. After which the court pronounces the judgment and punishment will be given if found guilty of the charges. 

India Is At Number Three Among Porn Watchers

The arrest of Raj Kundra shows that now porn is taking the form of industry in our country. The world porn industry is worth more than $100 billion. There is no porn industry in India, but despite this, movies are watched illegally. 

Anti Pornography Law

The pornography business has grown tremendously in the last few years. This includes photos, videos, audio, and messages that are based on sexual acts and show nudity. such material If a person is proved to be a criminal in the case of pornography in India, then along with the IT Act, sections of IPC is also imposed on him. The government has also amended the IT Act so that the person who commits such a crime can be punished severely.

Those producing obscene videos of others are punished under Section 67A of the IT Act 2008 and Sections 292, 293, 294, 500, 506,509 of the IPC. The first offense is punishable with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years or with a fine which may extend to  ₹10 lakhs. If you repeat the mistake, this punishment can also increase.

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Viewing Pornography Is Not A Crime

These sections of IT and IPC are imposed on those who prepare obscene videos or create MMS and transmit them to others through electronic means. But watching, reading, or listening to pornography is not a crime in our country.  

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