Court allows Jacqueline Fernandez to travel abroad for IIFA Awards


A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, one of the accused in the Rs 200 crore extortion case involving Sukesh Chandrasekhar, to travel abroad from May 25 to June 12. An application was filed by Jacqueline, claiming that she was allowed to travel to Abu Dhabi from 25 May to 27 May to attend the IIFA Awards and to travel to Milan from 28 May to 12 June to shoot the film. Is required.

Special Judge Shailendra Malik of Patiala House Court allowed him to go abroad.

The court had granted anticipatory bail to Jacqueline on 15 November.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) recently filed its second supplementary charge sheet naming Jacqueline as an accused. The court had on September 26 granted him interim protection from arrest.

Jacqueline and another Bollywood personality Nora Fatehi have recorded their statements as witnesses in the case. Earlier, Jacqueline’s assets and fixed deposits worth Rs 7.2 crore were attached by the ED, which termed these gifts and properties as ‘proceeds’ of crime received by the actor.

In February, the ED filed its first supplementary charge sheet against Chandrashekhar’s alleged associate Pinky Irani, who introduced him to Bollywood actors.

It was alleged in the chargesheet that Pinky used to pick expensive gifts for Jacqueline and drop them at her residence after Chandrasekhar paid for them. In December 2021, the investigating agency filed the first charge sheet in this case.

According to official sources, Chandrasekhar has spent around Rs 20 crore on various models and Bollywood celebrities. Some refused to accept gifts from him.

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