ED attaches Jacqueline Fernandez’s assets worth Rs 7.27 cr in Sukesh Chandrashekhar case

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Published by Aman Shukla on 30 Apr 2022

In the latest development in Sukesh Chandrasekhar’s 200-crore money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached assets of Jacqueline Fernandez worth Rs 7.27 crore, which includes her fixed deposits worth 7.12 crore “The ED has clarified that the actress is not an accused in the case but a suspect. Since the actress and her family members have received expensive gifts from Sukesh, Jacqueline may be called for questioning later,” a source revealed to TOI.

In the past as well, Jacqueline has been questioned by the investigating agency, which is probing a 200-crore money laundering case involving Sukesh Chandrasekhar. Uncovering deets regarding their connection, Jacqueline had told ED officials that she was in contact with Sukesh Chandrasekhar since 2017 and that the conman had told her that he belonged to late Jayalalithaa’s family.”I have been speaking to Sukesh since February 2017. In August 2021, he was arrested, after which I never met him. He told me that he is the owner of Sun TV and from the political family of Jayalalithaa,” Jacqueline told the ED, reads the charge sheet according to PTI. The actress had also mentioned that her sister took a loan of $1,50,000 from Chandrasekhar and accepted that the conman had transferred around Rs 15 lakh to her brother, who lives in Australia.

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