From Gucci bags to diamond earrings, gifts received by Jacqueline Fernandez from Sukesh Chandrashekar

ByThomas J. Pawlak

Aug 18, 2022

Bollywood actress, Jacqueline Fernandez has made headlines again due to her involvement in a Rs 200 crore money laundering case. The Law Enforcement Branch has filed an additional indictment in the Rs 200 crore extortion case against con artist Sukesh Chandrashekar, and the indictment also included the name of the actor of Bollywood as an accused. According to news agency ANI, Jacqueline received a number of expensive gifts from con artist Sukesh Chandrashekar.

The list of expensive gifts included an exorbitant sports car, luxurious designer bags and diamonds. It’s not the first time Jacqueline’s name has popped up in the money laundering case, earlier too the ED has grilled the Bollywood actor on several occasions. She was first summoned in August last year.

What expensive gifts did Jacqueline Fernandez receive?

The ED indictment clearly states that the actress received the following gifts:

– A Mini Cooper car (which the actor said was returned)
– 3 Gucci and Chanel designer bags
– 2 Gucci outfits for the gym
– A pair of Louis Vuitton shoes
– 2 pairs of diamond earrings
– Bracelet of multicolored stones
– 2 Hermes bracelets

“During the investigation, Jacqueline Fernandez’s statements were recorded on 30.08.2021 and 20.10.2021. Jacqueline Fernandez stated that she received gifts, namely 3 designer bags from Gucci, Chanel and 2 Gucci outfits for sport. A pair of Louis Vuitton shoes. 2 pairs of diamond earrings, a bracelet of multicolored stones and 2 Hermès bracelets. She also received a Mini Cooper, which she returned,” the deed states. indictment of ED.

According to ED, the Bollywood actor was confronted by scammer Sukesh on October 20, 2021, where the actor said that Sukesh Chandrasekhar arranged private jet trips and hotel stay on different occasions for her- same.

Conman Sukesh Chandrashekar allegedly extorted Rs 215 crore from Aditi Singh and Shivinder Singh, the former promoters of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy. Later, the scammer was arrested in the same case.

Additionally, when Jacqueline Fernandez’s name came to light in the case, the ED alleged that the scammer used illegal funds to purchase gifts for the actor.