Shilpa Shetty accused of committing Rs 9 crore fraud

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty, actress-turned-businesswoman, has landed into legal trouble after the Kolkata Police registered a fraud case against her. A city based company has alleged that the actress persuaded them to invest Rs. 9 crore in her company.

According to IANS, the police revealed that a case has been registered against Shilpa Shetty and Ripu Sudan Kundra of Bandra based Essential Sports Private Ltd. (ESPL) on a complaint registered at the Shakespeare Sarani Police Station by MK Media Private Ltd’s representative Debashis Guha.

“This is a court cognizance case and the police has already begun probe into it,” confirmed a senior police official of Kolkata Police.

Guha, in his complaint, has alleged that ESPL accepted an investment of Rs. 9 crore through RTGS and cheque from MK Media Private Limited with a promise of paying ten times the investment within a time period of two years.

Kolkata Police has registered a case against Shetty and Ripu Sudan under numerous sections of Indian Penal Code (IPL).