Jacqueline Fernandez has been summoned by the Delhi police for the third time and asked to help in the investigation of the Rs 200 crore money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.
Fernandez accused in Rs 200 crore money laundering case. Delhi Police’s Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) issued fresh summons to Jacqueline Fernandez on Monday, adding accused Sukesh Chandrasekhar to the new summons. EOW asked Jacqueline to appear on September 14, ANI reported.
The Delhi Police postponed the questioning scheduled for Monday in response to Jacqueline’s plea that the actress cited earlier appearances and sought a date after 15 days. The Delhi Police asked him to join the probe on Wednesday.
Jacqueline has been asked to appear on September 14 at 11 am, a senior police officer confirmed to ANI. Asked to appear in EOW office at Mandir Marg as per fresh summons.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) named Sukesh and Jacqueline in the chargesheet in the money laundering case. The ED chargesheet claims that Fernandez was aware of Sukesh’s involvement in criminal cases and was involved in financial transactions with him.
ED added money laundering case based on Delhi FIR. The ED had earlier said that Fernandez’s statements recorded on August 30 and October 20, 2021, admitted to receiving gifts from Chandrasekhar.
According to the ED, Jacqueline used the proceeds of this crime for herself and her family in the country and abroad. This falls within the offense of money laundering under Section 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002.
Sukesh Chandrasekhar is currently lodged in a Delhi jail. Sukesh, a resident of Bengaluru in Karnataka, currently has more than 10 criminal cases registered against him.
Chandrasekhar is accused of extorting Rs 200 crore while incarcerated in Delhi’s Rohini Jail. He posed as a Union Law Ministry and PMO official. He is accused of extorting money from the wife of ex-Ranbaxy owner Shivinder Singh, who is in jail, on the pretext of bailing out the husband of Ranbaxy owner Shivinder Singh’s husband.