The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with the over Rs 200 crore money-laundering case. The ‘Kick’ star has been asked to appear before the Delhi investigators on Wednesday (December 8).
On Sunday, Fernandez was stopped by ED from boarding a flight as the agency continues its probe in the extortion case. The 36-year-old actress was stopped by the immigration authorities at the Mumbai airport as a Look Out Circular (LoC) has been issued against her by the federal probe agency.
According to reports, the actress was stopped from boarding a flight to Muscat as she may be required for the ongoing investigation against alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekar.The ED officials later reached the Mumbai airport and disallowed Fernandez from travelling outside the country, asking her to remain in India as she may be required for questioning in the ongoing investigation.
In the recent past, Fernandez has been questioned by the ED in several times in connection with the money laundering case which is being investigated against alleged conman Chandrashekar and his actress wife Leena Maria Paul.
The agency has also questioned Bollywood diva Nora Fatehi in the case.
On Saturday, the ED filed a charge sheet before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in the money laundering case and named Chandrashekar, his wife and six others ..
In the charge sheet, the agency alleged that the accused gifted Fernandez numerous expensive gifts including Persian cats and a horse.
Chandrashekar is accused of cheating several people, including some high-profile individuals such as former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s wife Aditi Singh.