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Mumbai: Raj Kundra questioned by Thane police in cheating case


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Mumbai: Businessman Raj Kundra today attended Kongaon police station in neighbouring Thane district to face inquiry in a case of cheating registered against him and his actress wife, Shilpa Shetty.

Kundra came to Kongaon police station in Bhiwandi tehsil at 10 am and was questioned till 1 pm, deputy commissioner of police Manoj Patil told PTI.

He was asked to come to the police station for questioning tomorrow and the day after too, DCP Patil said.

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Last month the police registered a case against Shilpa Shetty and Kundra for allegedly duping a textile firm owner of Rs 24 lakh under sections 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating) of IPC.

Big Deals, a company of which Shetty and Kundra are directors, sold bedsheets 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.