Jacqueline Fernandez in Sukesh Chandrasekhar’s Rs 200-crore money laundering case: In a major development, the Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez has been named as an accused in the money laundering case against Sukesh Chandrashekar, who is facing charges of extortion of over Rs 200 crore.
Jacqueline Fernandez has been named an accused in the supplementary charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Sukesh Chandrashekar's money laundering case.
Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had attached assets related to the actress and even questioned her. In April, ED, provisionally, attached Rs 7 crore assets of the actress under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The ED had then stated that Sukesh Chandrasekhar had given various gifts to Jacqueline worth Rs 5.71 crore from the proceeds of crime. The amount was allegedly generated by criminal activities, including extortion.
It further stated that Sukesh Chandrasekhar had put Pinky Irani, the co-accused in this case, to deliver the gifts to Jacqueline.
These gifts included a horse worth Rs 52 lakh, a Persian cat worth Rs 9 lakh, and a huge amount of money to the family members of Jacqueline Fernandez.
The ED further alleged that Sukesh gifted an actress worth Rs 5.71 crore from the Rs 200 crore that he allegedly swindled of the family of former Ranbaxy promoters.