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Jacqueline Fernandez Questioned For 10 Hours In Money Laundering Case


Jacqueline Fernandez Questioned For 10 Hours In Money Laundering Case

Jacqueline Fernandez’s spokesperson had mentioned she was testifying earlier than the company as a witness(FILE)

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New Delhi:

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez was as we speak questioned for greater than ten hours by the Enforcement Directorate in Rs 200 crore cash laundering investigation involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar and others. Her questioning will proceed on Thursday.

The 36-year-old actor was seen arriving on the probe company’s workplace in Delhi at 11 am in visuals shared by information company ANI. She left the workplace round 9.30 pm. The actor deposed earlier than the federal company in October additionally after skipping its summons a minimum of thrice earlier.

The company, on December 5, had stopped Ms Fernandez on the Mumbai airport from flying overseas. The company suspects she is a “beneficiary” of the proceeds of crime allegedly generated by Mr Chandrashekhar after coning and extorting cash from some high-profile individuals.

The actor’s spokesperson had earlier mentioned she was testifying earlier than the company as a witness. “Jacqueline Fernandez is being referred to as to testify as a witness by the ED. She has duly recorded her statements and in future will even be fully cooperating with the company within the investigations,” the spokesperson mentioned.

The company final week additionally filed a cost sheet earlier than a particular Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court docket in New Delhi and named Mr Chandrashekhar, his spouse – Leena Maria Paul – and 6 others.

It had alleged within the cost sheet that Mr Chandrashekhar claimed that he gifted Fernandez quite a few expensive items, together with some Persian cats and a horse.

One other Bollywood actor-dancer Nora Fatehi has additionally been questioned by the company on this case.

Investigation discovered that Mr Chandrashekhar whereas lodged in Delhi’s Rohini jail allegedly ran an extortion racket utilizing cellphone spoofing know-how, based on officers.

In August, the company raided a few of Mr Chandrashekhar’s premises and seized a sea-facing bungalow in Chennai, Rs 82.5 lakh in money and over a dozen luxurious vehicles.It had claimed in an announcement that Chandrashekhar is a “recognized conman” and is being probed by the Delhi Police in a case of alleged legal conspiracy.

With PTI Inputs

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