Jacqueline Fernandez was seen in Mumbai on Monday for the first time since she was named as a suspect in an extortion case. The actor paid a short visit to the Mukteshwar Temple in Juhu. Last week, Jacqueline was named in the indictment filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the 200 crore extortion case linked to scammer Sukesh Chandrashekhar. (Also read: Jacqueline Fernandez’s lawyer on ED calls her in extortion case: ‘She is innocently accused of a fake crime’)

In a video shared by a paparazzo account on Monday, Jacqueline was seen at the temple paying her respects. The actor, who was wearing a blue-colored anarkali suit with a mask on her face, then walked out of the temple with a plastic bag in her hand. Even when media people were waiting for her outside the temple, the actor got out and immediately sat in her car.

Jacqueline has not yet spoken publicly about her legal problems. However, she took to social media for hours after being mentioned in the high-profile case. On Wednesday, after reports said she would be named by the ED, she shared a note on social media that read “everything will be fine.”

She was questioned by the ED earlier this year after investigations revealed links between her and Sukesh. Photos of the two had also surfaced on social media, suggesting the two were dating. Jacqueline initially denied this, but according to reports, she later admitted to the agency that the two were indeed in a relationship.

Jacqueline has been questioned by the agency several times in this case, the last being in June. The ED in April provisionally added 7.27 crore funds from the actor under the PMLA, excluding 15 lakh cash as the agency referred to these funds as “crime proceeds”.

Earlier, the ED had alleged that Chandrashekhar used money to buy gifts for Jacqueline, which he extorted by cheating high-profile people, including the wife of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh, Aditi Singh. “Sukesh Chandrasekhar had several gifts worth 5.71 crore to Jacqueline Fernandez from the proceeds of crimes generated by criminal activities, including extortion,” the ED had said in a statement.


Close story

.

By admin

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *