Jacqueline Fernandez’s assets (Fixed Deposit INR 72.7 million) has been frozen over the money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached assets amounting to Rs 7.27 crore belonging to Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with its money laundering probe into activities of conman Sukesh Chandraseskhar.
The attached assets include fixed deposits worth Rs 7.12 crore.
“During investigation, it was revealed that Sukesh Chandrasekhar had given various gifts worth Rs 5.71 crore to Jacqueline Fernandez from the proceeds of crime generated by criminal activities including extortion. Sukesh Chandrasekhar had put Pinky Irani, his long-time associate and co-accused in this case, to deliver the said gifts to her. In addition to these gifts, Sukesh Chandrasekhar had also given funds to the tune of USD 172,913 and AUD 26,740 to the close family members of Jacqueline Fernandez out of the proceeds of crime through co-accused Avtar Singh Kochhar, an established and well-known international hawala operator,” an ED statement said.
“Sukesh Chandrasekhar had also delivered cash to the tune of Rs 15 lacs to a scriptwriter on behalf of Ms Jacqueline Fernandez as advance for writing a script of her web-series project. This cash amount has also been attached,” it added.