TRN Bureau, Kolkata: Bollywood actress- turned- business woman Shilpa Shetty has decided to seek legal advice after the Kolkata police lodged a complaint against her for allegedly doing a fraud of Rs 9 crore.
According to the complaint, Shilpa had allegedly induced a city-based company to invest the huge amount in a company run by her. The 39-year-old actress took to Twitter to slam the accuser. According to police, Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra claimed themselves shareholders of Essential Sports and Private Limited with its office at Bandra in Mumbai.
“Seeking legal advice… He’s a defaulter and clearly a fraud going by his reputation. So annoying! “Crazy news! I dare this Manoj Jain to submit proofs to his ridiculous claims. His two minute fame can’t b @ the cost of my hard earned reputation,” she wrote on Twitter.
The case is initiated against Shilpa and and Ripu Sudan Kundra of Essential Sports Private Limited (ESPL), Bandra, Mumbai on the basis of the complaint filed by MK Media Private Limited’s representative Debashis Guha. Kolkata police has registered the complaint against Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra and slapped sections 120B, 406, 418, 420, 388, 389, 506 of IPC in the case.
Guha in his complaint alleged that the ESPL took a sum of Rs nine crore through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and cheque from MK Media Private Limited with a promise of repayment of 10 times the invested amount within two years.
Shilpa’s husband Raj Kundra, who has also been named in the FIR, wrote on Twitter, “Ridiculous news about a habitual fraudster claiming fraud done against him hilarious! Courts & Cops need 2 C merit in case 1st. #defamation.”