India Today accessed a copy of Jacqueline Fernandeez’s answer to the Enforcement Directorate over her alleged relationship with conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar. The Bollywood actress told the agency that she received several luxury gift items from the conman, apart from trips on private jets and helicopters.
Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez, who was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Rs 200 crore extortion case involving Sukesh Chandrashekhar, told the agency that she received several gifts from the conman. The actress also told ED that Sukesh Chandrashekhar had hired private jets as well as booked helicopter rides for her.
India Today accessed a copy of Jacqueline Fernandeez’s answer to the Enforcement Directorate’s questions in regards to her connection with the conman.
Jacqueline Fernandez told ED that Sukesh Chandrashekhar had tried to get in touch with her during December 2020-January 2021, claiming that she did not respond to his calls at first. The actress alleged that she was contacted by someone from the government office and was told to get in touch with Sukesh Chandrashekhar, who she knew as Shekhaar Ratna Vela.
“So, I contacted him and he introduced himself as the owner of Sun TV along with his family. He also said he was from a political family of Jayalalitha and they are from Chennai. He said he was a big fan of mine, and that I should do films in the South and as Sun TV they have many projects lined up. From that time, me and him were in touch,” the actress told ED.
She revealed that she was in touch with him over WhatsApp calls and introduced him to her friends and family.
When asked if she had received any gift from Sukesh Chandrashekhar, Jacqueline Fernandez told the agency that she had “received limited edition perfumes. Veen alkaline water bottles every week. Flowers every other day, chocolates from different places. I received approximately three designer bags from Gucci, Chanel, two Gucci outfits for gym wear, a pair of Louis Vuitton shoes, two pairs of diamond earrings and a bracelet of multi colored stones, two Hermes bracelets.”