Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez was on Wednesday questioned by the Delhi Police’s Financial Offences Wing for over eight hours in reference to an extortion case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, officers mentioned. Throughout the interrogation, she has admitted to have been in a relationship with Chandrashekhar for six months however claimed that she didn’t find out about his actions, a police officer mentioned on situation of anonymity.
Fernandez, a Sri Lankan, joined the probe after being issued a 3rd summons. Pinky Irani had accompanied her on Wednesday.
Particular Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav mentioned the actress was grilled about her alleged function within the multi-crore cash laundering case linked to Chandrashekhar and concerning the items she took from him amongst different points.
Fernandez and Irani had been confronted collectively. The actor cooperated in the course of the questioning and later had lunch, Yadav mentioned. ALSO READ: Pinky Irani performed matchmaker between Jacqueline Fernandez & Sukesh Chandrasekhar; know all about her
“A questionnaire containing about 50 questions was ready as a part of the interrogation. She was requested these questions, and primarily based on the solutions, follow-up questions had been requested. She cooperated in the course of the questioning and couldn’t deny her hyperlinks with Chandrashekhar when confronted with evidences, that are out in public area since she has been already questioned by Enforcement Directorate,” police officer mentioned.
“When requested, the actor advised us that she was in a relationship with Chandrashekhar for six months. She claimed that neither was she conscious of his actions nor did she know he was operating an extortion racket. In response to her, when the information about his arrest broke out, she lower all her ties with him and likewise deleted footage from her telephone,” he added.
The police questioned Irani, first individually, after which was confronted along with the actor.
Fernandez had been requested to affix the probe on Monday however cited prior commitments and sought one other date. She will probably be known as once more for questioning however the date has not been fastened but, the senior police officer mentioned. ALSO READ: Jacqueline Fernandez, Pinky Irani ‘abuse’ one another as Delhi Police grill them in Sukesh Chandrashekhar case
Chandrashekhar, who’s at present in jail, is accused of dishonest numerous individuals, together with high-profile people similar to former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh. On August 17, the ED filed a chargesheet naming Fernandez as an accused in a multi-crore cash laundering case linked to Chandrashekhar. In response to the ED, Nora Fatehi and Fernandez acquired luxurious vehicles and different costly items from him.
(With PTI inputs)
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