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Jacqueline Fernandez seeks permission to go to Abudhabhi for IIFA 2022

According to a news agency, Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is under investigation by the Enforcement Directorate for her ties to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, has filed an application with a Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad for 15 days to attend the IIFA Awards in Abu Dhabi. The actor has also requested permission to travel to France and Nepal after the federal agency seized her assets worth Rs.7.27 crore.

A legal notice against her in connection with the case, and she was forbidden from travelling abroad in December of last year.

The actor is not allowed to leave the country while the investigation is ongoing and her relationship with Sukesh Chandrashekhar is being examined. She was stopped briefly at the Mumbai airport as she was about to fly to Mumbai, but she was soon freed and allowed to return home.

In connection with the investigation, the actor has been questioned multiple times. According to the ED, the actor agreed to receiving gifts from Sukesh Chandrashekhar, who according to the actress, approached her with a film proposition. Sukesh had introduced himself as a channel owner, according to Jacqueline.

According to the ED, Chandrashekhar used scammed money to give Jacqueline presents worth over 5 crore, as well as funds of over US$173,000 and around 27,000 Australian dollars to her close family members.

Sukesh Chandrashekhar paid Pinky Irani, a friend of Sukesh’s, a large sum of money to introduce Jacqueline to Chandrashekhar, according to the investigation so far.

Chandrashekhar is accused of defrauding and extorting Aditi Singh, wife of former Religare Enterprises promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh, who was arrested in October 2019 in a case involving suspected mismanagement of funds at Religare Finvest Ltd.

After impersonating as government officials and offering to seek bail for Aditi’s husband, Chandrashekhar and his friends allegedly collected money from her. While in Rohini jail, Chandrashekhar allegedly convinced Aditi to send money by impersonating a central government official through a hoax call and promising to manage her husband’s bail.

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