Jacqueline Fernandez to Appear Before ED on Dec 8

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  • Enforcement Directorate has summoned Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez to appear before the investigators in Delhi on December 8.
  • Fernandez was stopped at Mumbai airport on Sunday restraining her departure.

Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar is reported to have given fancy gifts to the Sri-Lankan Diva. Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has been asked by the Enforcement Directorate to appear before investigators in Delhi on December 8, Wednesday. The summons were issued in conjunction with an extortion case involving conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar worth Rs 200 crore. The agency summoned Fernandez a day after detaining her at the Mumbai airport on Sunday and barring her from flying out of the country, indicating that she may be asked to participate in an ongoing money laundering probe. Fernandez was thought to be on her way to either Dubai or Muscat. After being stopped, she exited the airport at 6 p.m.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) interrogated the Sri Lankan-origin actor in repeated sessions in connection with the over 200 crore money laundering case being investigated against Chandrashekhar and his actress wife Leena Maria Paul. The ED charged Chandrashekhar, his wife, and six others in this case before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Saturday. Chandrashekhar was accused of giving the actor various expensive presents, including Persian cats and a horse, according to the charging document. He is suspected of defrauding a number of people, including Aditi Singh, the wife of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh.

In this instance, the ED has also questioned Bollywood actress and dancer Nora Fatehi. Chandrashekhar was reportedly running an extortion ring using phone spoofing technology while imprisoned in Delhi’s Rohini jail, according to the investigation. Along with the  couple two co-accused, Pradeep Ramnani and Deepak Ramnani have also been detained.

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