New Delhi: Bollywood Actress Jacqueline Fernandez Friday appeared in Delhi’s Patiala House Court in connection with Rs. 200 crores Money Laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
Delhi Police had arrested Mumbai-based Pinky Irani on November, 30 who is said to be a close aide of Chandrashekhar and introduced him to Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez.
In this matter, Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has alleged that Pinky Irani used to portray Sukesh to be a business tycoon and used to be instrumental in facilitating certain Bollywood personalities to contact with accused Sukesh Chandrasekhar and instrumental in disposing off the amount of money.
Delhi Police have filed a charge sheet under various sections of Indian Penal Code(IPC) and various provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) before the court against 14 people including Chandrashekhar, his Wife Leena Maria Paul and others.
Delhi Police have registered a case against Chandrasekhar for allegedly duping the spouses of former promoters of Ranbaxy, Shivinder Singh, and Malvinder Singh of ₹200 crores besides ongoing investigations against him in several cases.
Prosecution has submitted that the accused Sukesh Chandrasekar had duped Shivinder’s wife Aditi Singh and Malvinder’s wife Japna Singh worth over several crores of rupees to the conman to secure bail for their husbands and ensure their safety as he was posing as an officer from the Union Law Ministry.
Delhi Police have arrested Chandrasekhar and his actor wife Leena Maria Paul for their alleged role in the duping case.