Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra lash out at the media over IPL spot-fixing scam

Co-owners of Rajasthan Royals Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra are now reportedly upset at the media and how they have ‘misconstrued everything’ after  Raj Kundra was questioned by Delhi Police in relation with the IPl spot-fixing fiasco.

Raj Kundra, who has businesses reaching Dubai, Ukraine and Botswana was questioned on Wednesday and caused a great buzz in the media.

On Thursday morning, Raj Kundra was greeted with the headlines – “Raj Kundra faces the heat”, to which he playfully responded, “Yes, it’s very hot in Mumbai.”

“Media has misconstrued everything using unreliable sources. Try speaking to the main guys at crime branch. Why does media hype things,” he added.

Kundra’s passport has been seized.

“Is there an arrest warrant? I am back home in Mumbai. Kindly let Delhi crime branch do their work,” he added.

His actress wife Shilpa tweeted: “‘STOP PRESS’ literally,” adding: “It’s annoying and distressing for family.”

“Just to reiterate, we will do all it takes to reach to the bottom of this ‘spot-fixing case’ and be of complete help till that happens,” she further posted.

Raj Kundra also claimed that he is just trying to help the cops.

“Just for the media who spent a full day outside crime branch and didn’t get a bite – My visit to crime branch was to help them in the case,”  Kundra tweeted on Wednesday night after he was questioned for around 10 hours straight!

Delhi Police have already arrested 26 people regarding the IPL spot-fixing scam which include S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan who were a part of the Rajasthan Royals team.  23 other people have been sent to judicial custody while two of them Chacan and Abhishek Shukla, are on bail and Tinku Mandy, the bookie is under the custody of Mumbai Police.

Around 60 people were arrested in the country in connection to the spot-fixing scandal. The 26 people were booked under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act on Tuesday.

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