Nora Fatehi wondered by Delhi EoW in Sukesh Chandrashekhar case
Reported By: | Edited By: DNA Web Team |Supply: ANI |Updated: Sep 03, 2022, 03: 04 PM IST
Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EoW) grilled actress Nora Fatehi on Friday for over nine hours in its Delhi problem of work in connection with Rs 200 crore extortion case allegedly sharp conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
All over questioning, Nora turned into requested roughly spherical 50 questions connected to Sukesh Chandrashekhar and the items she got from him.
Police officials enjoy instructed ANI that Fatehi, who turned into summoned on September 2, arrived on the EOW problem of work at Mandir Marg spherical 11 am. She turned into accompanied by her licensed expert.
According to the sources, the actress turned into wondered till spherical 8 pm, after which she left. She has been instructed that she shall be referred to as all over again for questioning, police sources confirmed.”She as of late returned from Dubai. She turned into requested questions connected to Sukesh Chandrashekhar and the items she got from him. She turned into additionally requested who all she had met or connected with over the mobile phone at some stage in that length,” mentioned a senior police officer.
Police officials mentioned that questioning to this point has surfaced that Nora and Jacqueline Fernandez who has additionally been linked with Sukesh Chandrashekhar, had been both blind to every diversified receiving items.
Nora turned into approached by Chandrashekhar’s wife Leena Maria Paul, who additionally turned into later arrested for her role in the scam.
“She had approached Nora by a supervisor for a nail artwork objective and later both came nearer resulting in Chandrashekhar gifting Nora a BMW automobile, pricey telephones and diversified items. Nora has additionally cleared that she did no longer know Chandrashekhar turned into in jail or that the items are being bought from proceeds of crime. She mentioned she additionally had no longer visited Chandrashekhar in jail,” the officer mentioned.
Earlier, the enforcement directorate (ED) additionally recorded statements of Fatehi on September 13 and October 14, 2021, where additionally she acknowledged having got items from the alleged conman and his actor wife Leena. ED had registered a case of money laundering in the alleged scam over the FIR registered by the Delhi Police.
Other than Nora, actress Jacqueline Fernandez’s identify has additionally surfaced in the scam where she has been named as an accused by the ED.
Within the meantime, ED had earlier mentioned that Fernandez`s statements had been recorded on August 30 and October 20, 2021, where she admitted to having got items from Chandrashekar.
Reportedly, the payment sheet filed by ED towards Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez clearly mentioned that `she consciously chose to miss out on his (Sukesh Chandrashekhar) felony past and persevered to make your mind up pleasure in financial transactions with him. Not finest she nonetheless additionally her relatives and mates enjoy benefited from the relationship financially.ED additionally concluded that the trap of money ensured that the felony history of the person she turned into enticing with did no longer matter.ED additionally mentioned that Fernandez had broken-down proceeds of crime and invaluable items bought the usage of it for herself and her relatives in India to boot to in a distant places nation and that this portions to an offence of money laundering beneath piece 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002.
Sukesh Chandrashekhar, a native of Bengaluru in Karnataka, is at masks lodged in a Delhi jail and over 10 felony cases were registered towards him. Chandrashekhar has been accused of running an extortion racket rate Rs 200 crore when he turned into lodged in Rohini jail, from Aditi Singh, the wife of jailed dilapidated Ranbaxy proprietor Shivinder Singh, posing as officials from the union legislation ministry and the PMO, on the pretext of getting her husband out on bail.