Jacqueline Fernandez gets stopped at the airport over extortion case
Actress Jacquline Fernandez was stopped at the Mumbai airport today from leaving the country in relation to a ₹ 200 crore extortion case. She was stopped by the immigration officials due to a LOC (Look Out Circular). Jacqueline Fernandez wanted to go to Dubai for her show but was stopped from boarding the flight. She will reportedly be brought to Delhi for questioning.
As per a report by NDTV, the Enforcement Directorate has opened a LOC against Jacqueline Fernandez in relation to the Sukesh Chandrasekar case. After being stopped at the airport the actress will now be brought to Delhi in relation to the extortion case.
ED had filed a charge sheet in the Delhi court against Sukesh Chandrasekar and others in a 200-crore money laundering case. The agency alleged that he had extorted the amount from a businessman’s wife during the time he was lodged in Tihar jail.
In the investigation, ED has reportedly retrieved evidence that showed financial transactions from Chandrasekar to Ms Fernandez. Jacqueline had received gifts worth ₹ 10 crores from Sukesh which included a horse worth ₹ 52 lakh and a Persian cat worth ₹ 9 lakh as per the report.
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Along with Jacqueline, another name that had come to the table in the case was Nora Fatehi. Her spokesperson had said that she has been a victim in the case, “She does not know or have any personal connection with the accused and has been called by ED to strictly help with the investigation.” It is said that Chandrashekar had gifted a luxury car to Nora.