Mumbai: Raj Kundra, 45, businessman and husband of actor Shilpa Shetty arrested in the involvement of pornographic videos case has been given no preferential treatment in the jail.
Sources say, Kundra has been kept in a general barrack with 200 other prisoners, is being treated the same as any other prisoner. Raj was arrested on July 19 by the Mumbai Crime Branch and on July 27, he has been sent to Judicial Custody for the next 14 days. Ryan Thorpe, the IT head of Kundra’s firm has been kept in a separate barrack.
“On July 27, Kundra was produced in court and sent to 14 days’ judicial custody. Before being sent to Arthur Road prison, he was taken to JJ hospital for a medical check. After getting a negative RT-PCR report, he was sent to prison. Kundra has received one shot of COVID-19 vaccination, and was medically fit,” said a Mumbai crime branch officer.
“Kundra is kept in barrack number 4 in circle number 6 of the jail. Each barrack has more than 200 inmates. The barrack, which originally has a capacity for 50 inmates, now houses around 200 inmates including Kundra.” “Kundra too gets the same breakfast which others get. A glass of milk and banana in the morning. Later, lunch at around 11:30 pm and dinner at 5 pm. The lunch and dinner mostly consist of chappatis, vegetable gravy, and rice. If anyone needs anything extra he can get it from the jail canteen,” said an official from Maharashtra prison.