Actress Jacqueline Fernandez was at this time granted interim bail on bond of ₹ 50,000 in Delhi’s Patiala Home Courtroom. She had appeared on the court docket as an accused in reference to a ₹ 200 crore extortion case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Carrying a white shirt and black trousers, she reportedly sneaked into the court docket disguised as a lawyer.
The Enforcement Directorate had filed a supplementary cost sheet earlier than the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act court docket naming her as an accused.
Being attentive to the cost sheet, the court docket had requested Jacqueline to seem on September 26.
The actor has earlier been summoned twice for questioning by Delhi Police for her alleged position within the case. She has been accused of accepting presents value crores from Sukesh at a time when he was in Tihar Jail and was being investigated for cash laundering.
Final week, Ms Fernandez’s stylist Leepakshi Ellawadi was questioned by the Financial Offences Wing of Delhi Police for almost eight hours in reference to the case.
Throughout questioning, Leepakshi Ellawadi admitted that she knew in regards to the relationship shared by Jacqueline Fernandez and Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an official had claimed.
Sukesh Chandrashekhar had contacted Ms Ellawadi to take recommendations from her on the manufacturers of garments worn by the Bollywood actor in his bid to woo her, the officer stated.
She additionally informed police that as quickly because the information about Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s arrest broke out, Jacqueline Fernandez lower all her ties with him, police stated.
Investigation had revealed that Chandrashekhar had on his birthday supplied a bike to Ms Fernandez’s agent Prashant, however he declined to take it. All the identical, Chandrashekhar left the two-wheeler and its keys at Prashant’s place, police had stated earlier. The automobile was seized, they added.
Chandrashekhar, who’s at the moment in jail right here, is accused of dishonest many individuals, together with high-profile people resembling former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh.
In accordance with the ED, Ms Fernandez and one other Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi obtained luxurious vehicles and different costly presents from him. (NDTV)