The Enforcement Directorate questioned Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez on Monday in Delhi, where she is being detained. Sukesh Chandrashekar, an accused in a bribery case involving the Election Commission, was questioned as a witness for an alleged multi-crore extortion scheme organized by the Kick actress.
ED Questions Jacqueline Fernandez On Money Laundering
On Monday, officials taped Jacqueline’s statement in Delhi for about five hours. According to ANI, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been questioning Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in Delhi for the past five hours in connection with a money laundering case.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) is questioning Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in Delhi for the last five hours, in a money laundering case.
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— ANI (@ANI) August 30, 2021
Jacqueline is a witness in the case, according to a source close to the investigation, and the ED has recorded her statement in today’s investigation as well.
The rumor is that Jacqueline could be a victim of this multi-crore money laundering scheme. The 36-year-old actor was discovered on the radar of Sukesh Chandrashekar, the suspected racket’s mastermind, through his partner Leena Paul. Ms.Fernandez had revealed critical facts in her five-hour statement, said a source.
According to central agency sources, Sukesh targeted a top Bollywood actor. The actor’s name has not been made public for security reasons. In connection with the case against Chandrashekar, the agency announced on August 24 that it had confiscated a sea-facing mansion in Chennai, $82.5 lakh in cash, and over a dozen expensive cars. The case stems from an FIR filed by the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing against him. Others for suspected criminal conspiracy, cheating, and extortion worth around Rs 200 crore.
Meanwhile, Jacqueline Fernandez is preparing for the premiere of Bhoot Police. It is a horror-comedy starring Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor, and Yami Gautam, which will be released later this year. Next month, the film will be available on the OTT platform. Pavan Kirpalani directs the film.