Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez on Wednesday, October 20 appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for interrogation in the ongoing Rs 200 crore money laundering case. The case has been filed against conman Sukesh Chandrashekar. The actress earlier skipped the summon thrice and finally appeared before the federal agency on Wednesday at 3:30 pm. Let us tell you that Jacqueline’s statement in the case was earlier recorded in august under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
According to media reports, ED wanted the 36-year-old actor to confront the main accused Sukesh along with his wife Leena Maria Paul and record her statement again.
The investigation agency revealed that they wanted to get a brief of some funds and transactions that are said to be linked to Fernandez in the ongoing case. Let us tell you that even actor and dancer Nora Fatehi recorded her statement regarding the case before ED. The actress revealed that she herself has been the victim in the same case and as a witness, she is trying to help and cooperate with the officers in the ongoing investigation.
For the unversed, an ongoing money laundering case is based on the FIR of Delhi Police’s economic offenses wing against Sukesh for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, and extortion of about Rs 200 crore. Earlier in a statement, ED cited, “Sukesh Chandrasekhar is the mastermind of this fraud. He has been a part of the crime world since the age of 17. He has multiple FIRs against him and is presently lodged at the Rohini jail.”