Reportedly Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra’s lawyers have filed a defamation suit against Sherlyn Chopra of Rs 50 Crore.
The step has been taken by the lawyers after Sherlyn Chopra filed an FIR against the businessman at Juhu Police Station.
Calling a press conference despite the warning from the couple’s lawyers Sherlyn Chopra had alleged sexual harassment and criminal intimidation against Raj and Shilpa.
According to reports, Raj and Shilpa’s lawyers have claimed that the claims levelled against them are ‘fabricated, false, fictitious, frivolous, unsubstantiated, and devoid of evidence.’ Raj and Shilpa’s lawyers stated in the notice that Sherlyn fabricated the allegations “with an ulterior goal to slander and extort money.” Shilpa Shetty is also not involved in the day-to-day operations of the JL Stream App, according to the notice. It further states, “It is nothing but an audacious attempt, by Ms. Sherlyn to drag Ms. Shilpa Shetty’s name to create unwanted controversy and gain media attention.”
Further, the notice reads, “The allegations are nothing but an afterthought, wherein Ms. Sherlyn Chopra, is arraigned as an Accused, in C.R. No. 02/2020, Nodal Cyber Police Station. That, Ms. Sherlyn Chopra, has committed offences u/s 499, 550, 389 and 195(A), of Indian Penal Code, 1860. That, we have complete faith in the Indian Judiciary, and we would be initiating civil/criminal proceedings against Ms. Sherlyn Chopra before the competent court of Law, for Justice. We have put a defamation of 50 cr against Sherlyn Chopra.”
Sherlyn has filed a case against Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra. Sherlyn had previously stated that she would hold a news conference at the police station to provide details about the claims against the businessman and his wife. Shilpa and Raj’s lawyers released a statement after this, warning Sherlyn of defamation. The actress, on the other hand, filed the FIR and held a news conference following it.