New Delhi, April 30, 2022: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 7.27 crore of Jacqueline Fernandez in the extortion case against conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. The attached assets include fixed deposit worth Rs 7.12 crore under Jacqueline Fernandez.
The ED has estimated that Sukesh had given gifts worth Rs 5.71 crore to Jacqueline using the extorted money. He had also given funds close to 173,000 US Dollars and around 27,000 Australian Dollars to close family members of Jacqueline.
Sukesh is currently involved in a five-year-old cheating case involving politician TTV Dhinakaran. He was placed under arrest by the ED on April 4 in relation to the case.
Last year, Sukesh was arrested by the ED for extorting Rs 215 crore from a Delhi businessman’s wife by impersonating officials of the Home Ministry and Law Ministry. The ED had summoned her for questioning in the investigation against Sukesh. Jacqueline appeared before the ED in October 2021 where she was questioned for seven hours.
The chargesheet of the case had revealed that Sukesh sent expensive gifts worth over Rs 10 crore to Jacqueline Fernandez.
Courtesy: India Today