Actress Jacqueline Fernandez was questioned by the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing on Wednesday for more than eight hours over a ₹200 crore extortion case. Moreover, the case is linked to conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, also investigated by the ED (Enforcement Directorate).
Reportedly, Jacqueline Fernandes was questioned over the gifts she received from Chandrashekhar. Furthermore, as per Mr. Ravindra Yadav, the Special Commissioner of Police, Jacqueline was questioned for her alleged involvement in the multi-crore money laundering case linked to Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
Sukesh is already married and involved in criminal cases, but Ms. Jacqueline Fernandez chose to ignore this information and engaged in financial dealings with him, according to the investigation agency.
According to the chargesheet, Jacqueline Fernandez accepted receiving presents from the conman including five watches, 20 pieces of jewellery, 65 pairs of shoes, 47 outfits, 32 purses, 4 Hermes bags, nine artworks, and a Versace dinnerware set.
As per the media reports, Sukesh’s associate Pinky Irani and actress Nora Fatehi introduced Jacqueline Fernandes to Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Moreover, these two have also been summoned for questioning. Conman Chandrashekhar is currently in Tihar jail. He has been accused of cheating various people, including several bigshots like Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s wife Aditi Singh.
However, the media reports claim that four more actresses are likely to be questioned by the EOW anytime soon. Surprisingly, this include the names of – Big Boss fame Nikita alias ‘Niki’ Tamboli, TV actresses Chahat Khanna, Sophia Singh and Arusha Patil, who are accused of meeting Sukesh Chandrashekhar, posed as a movie producer in the South Indian Film Industry.
Likewise, these four actresses are accused of meeting Sukesh Chandrashekhar in Tihar Jail, via Pinky Irani, his associate. Though the four have been already questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), are now likely to be grilled by the EOW in the matter. Moreover, the alleged involvement of such renowned actresses in the money laundering case, is shocking for their fans.