Bukkry.com”>New Delhi: A Delhi Court is scheduled to hear the regular bail plea of Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with the Enforcement Directorate case related to Rs 2,00 Crore money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekar and others on Thursday.
Earlier, she was granted interim bail in the matter by the trial court.
Advocate Prashant Patil lawyer for Jacqueline Fernandez while talking to ANI confirmed that she (Jacqueline Fernandez) will attend the court proceedings scheduled for Thursday.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its reply opposing the regular bail plea of Jacqueline stated that she never cooperated with the investigation and only made the disclosure when confronted with evidence.
Jacqueline was informed about Sukesh’s criminal antecedents within 10 days of her introduction to him. She is no ordinary person but a Bollywood actress with huge financial resources and hence high stature and influence mentioned in the ED.
The Additional Sessions Judge earlier issued notice to ED on Jacqueline’s regular bail petition and granted interim bail to her till the pendency of the regular bail petition.
On August 17, 2022, a supplementary charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Rs 200 crore extortion case against conman Sukesh Chandrashekar in a Delhi Court mentioned the name of Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez as an accused.
Jacqueline Fernandez has also been summoned by ED several times in the matter for the purpose of investigation.
Advocate Prashant Patil appeared for Jacquline and stated that she has always cooperated with the investigation agencies and has attended all the summons. She has handed over all the information to the best of her ability to the ED.
According to ED’s earlier Chargesheet, Bollywood actresses Jacqueline Fernandez and Nora Fatehi examined and stated that the actresses got top models of BMW cars, the most expensive gifts from the accused Sukesh.
ED charge-sheet clearly stated, “During the investigation, statements of Jacqueline Fernandez were recorded on August 30, 2021, and October 20, 2021, Jacqueline Fernandez stated she received gifts viz three designer bags from Gucci, Chanel, and two Gucci outfits for gym wear. A pair of Louis Vuitton shoes, two pairs of diamond earrings and a bracelet of multi-coloured stones, two Hermes bracelets. She also received a Mini Cooper which she returned.”
According to ED, Sukesh was confronted with Jacqueline on October 20, 2021. Jacqueline Fernandez stated that Sukash Chandrasekhar had arranged private jet trips and hotel stays on different occasions for herself.
Statements of Nora Fatehi were recorded under section 50 of PMLA, 2002 on September 12, 2021, and October 14, 2021, wherein she stated that she got a booking for a charity event and during the event, she was gifted a Gucci Bag and one iPhone by Leena Paulose (Wife of Chandrashekhar).
Nora Fatehi further stated that Leena Paulose had called her husband and put the phone on the speaker where he thanked her and said they were her fans. She then announced that they would gift her a Brand Bukkry.com”>New BMW car as a token of love and generosity.
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