On Tuesday, the Mumbai Police named businessman Raj Kundra and his brother in regulation Pradeep Bakshi the masterminds of a global porn movies racket perpetrated by way of their content material manufacturing firms primarily based in India and the United Kingdom.
After his arrest late Monday evening, Raj was produced earlier than a courtroom which remanded him in police custody until July 23.
Amid Raj’s arrest and details about the case being circulated, sure WhatsApp chats are stated to be the ‘key piece of proof’ of his involvement in making pornographic content material and publishing them by way of mobile functions.
And ever since these chats between Raj Kundra and his former PA Umesh Kamat, who can be below arrest, have come forth, Kamat’s namesake, Marathi actor Umesh Kamat’s has been mistaken for the previous, and his pictures used within the media in studies and articles about PA Umesh Kamat, the accused within the porn case.
On Thursday, actor Umesh Kamat took to his Instagram deal with to make clear that the particular person named within the case just isn’t him. He additionally slammed media homes for ‘irresponsible journalism and for utilizing his image with out verification within the ongoing Raj Kundra case.
Umesh’s assertion learn as follows:
“Today, I went by way of a really outrageous expertise of irresponsible journalism. In the search of 1 Umesh Kamat alleged involvement within the Raj Kundra case, my title was picked up recklessly out of nowhere and related with the case with none verification of details.
Maybe the media would not notice however this single irresponsible incident has led to psychological agony and irreparable harm to my picture. My photos have been irresponsibly utilized by one media company. Within no time, I and my household have been flooded with calls and questions coming from all over the county simply because somebody was within the haste to get a scoop and wasn’t sufficient to confirm the details. Huge harm has been performed. I shall pursue essential authorized cures towards the respective media company.
I have subsequently instantly taken to social media to make clear that the particular person my title ” UMESH KAMAT” alleged to be concerned within the Raj Kundra case is, not me. I request you all to pay attention to the identical and never fall for absolutely the false and negligent information protection I’m certain I have your support- Umesh Kamat.”
Meanwhile, within the case, in addition to Raj Kundra, the Mumbai police have additionally arrested his IT particular person Ryan J. Tharpe. Previously, 9 people have been arrested in February on this case, particularly, TV actress Gehna Vashisht, Yasmin R. Khan, Monu Joshi, Pratibha Nalavade, M. Atif Ahmed, Dipankar P. Khasnavis, Bhanusurya Thakur, Tanvir Hashmi, and Umesh Kamath.