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Hakmuddin from Bharatpur has been arrested by Delhi Police Cyber Cell. He, along with 3 cousins, targeted victims through Facebook and WhatsApp.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate SB Bhajipale Monday had allowed Kundra's bail application on furnishing a bond of Rs 50,000. He was lodged in Arthur Road Jail under judicial custody.
Kundra is currently in jail after being arrested in July in another case related to production and distribution of pornographic clips on mobile apps.
Actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra has courted trouble through the years, from cricket betting and gold scandal to alleged deals with gangsters and now porn films.
Mumbai Police in the court argued that Kundra was not cooperating with the probe in the case filed in February and had destroyed evidence, a claim refuted by his lawyer.
Justice Gautam Patel said articles referred to by Shilpa Shetty in her suit don't seem to be defamatory and noted that blanket gag order will have a chilling effect on press freedom.
Police have alleged that Kundra earned over Rs 1.17 crore between August-December 2020 by uploading pornographic content online, through Hotshots. He was arrested on 19 July.
Kundra, in his plea to the court, claimed that the 'material' found by police did not show explicit sexual acts but were in form of short movies that are 'lascivious'
The police had told the court that Kundra set up Armsprime Media, which bought 'Hotshots' app to upload objectionable videos on social media and also planned to sell 119 adult films.
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