Actor Jacqueline Fernandez was right now granted interim bail on bond of Rs 50,000 in Delhi’s Patiala House Court. She had appeared on the courtroom as an accused in reference to a Rs 200 crore extortion case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Wearing a white shirt and black trousers, she reportedly sneaked into the courtroom disguised as a lawyer.
The Enforcement Directorate had filed a supplementary cost sheet earlier than the Prevention of Money Laundering Act courtroom naming her as an accused.
Taking be aware of the cost sheet, the courtroom had requested Jacqueline to seem on September 26.
The actor has earlier been summoned twice for questioning by Delhi Police for her alleged position within the case. She has been accused of accepting presents value crores from Sukesh at a time when he was in Tihar Jail and was being investigated for cash laundering.
Last week, Ms Fernandez’s stylist Leepakshi Ellawadi was questioned by the Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police for practically eight hours in reference to the case.
During questioning, Leepakshi Ellawadi admitted that she knew concerning the relationship shared by Jacqueline Fernandez and Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an official had claimed.
Sukesh Chandrashekhar had contacted Ms Ellawadi to take solutions from her on the manufacturers of garments worn by the Bollywood actor in his bid to woo her, the officer mentioned.
She additionally instructed police that as quickly because the information about Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s arrest broke out, Jacqueline Fernandez lower all her ties with him, police mentioned.
Investigation had revealed that Chandrashekhar had on his birthday supplied a bike to Ms Fernandez’s agent Prashant, however he declined to take it. All the identical, Chandrashekhar left the two-wheeler and its keys at Prashant’s place, police had mentioned earlier. The car was seized, they added.
Chandrashekhar, who’s presently in jail right here, is accused of dishonest many individuals, together with high-profile people equivalent to former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh.
According to the ED, Ms Fernandez and one other Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi obtained luxurious automobiles and different costly presents from him.