The Supreme court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Raj Kundra, businessman and husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, actors Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey in a case involves an FIR against them for allegedly distributing pornographic videos.
A bench of Justices K M Joseph and B V Nagarathna in its order directed all the accused to cooperate in the investigation.
“Having heard the counsel for the parties, we are of the view that the petitioners may be granted anticipatory bail,” the court added
Eariler a FIR was registered against Raj actors Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey after a woman approached the police and made certain allegations.
Raj Kundra was booked under Indian Penal Code sections 420 (cheating), 292 and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and displays) and sections of the Information Technology Act and Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act. The FIR named Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey as co-accused.