Was Jacqueline Fernandez dating Sukesh Chandrashekhar? Here's what the actress said
Sukesh Chandrashekhar's lawyer claimed that Jacqueline Fernandez, his client, were dating, to which the actress calls it ‘slanderous statements’
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez is in the news after being summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in relation to a money laundering case involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. The ED agency summoned Jacqueline for questioning twice.
Yesterday, October 23, Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s lawyer Anant Malik had told media that the Kick actress was dating the alleged conman. Lawyer Anant Malik said, “Jacqueline and Sukesh were dating, these are my instructions, this is straight from the horse’s mouth.”
Later, Jacqueline’s spokesperson has released a statement denying her involvement with Sukesh or his wife, actress Leena Maria Paul. Also Read: Jacqueline Fernandez appears before ED for questioning after four summons; read details
“Jacqueline Fernandez is being called to testify as a witness by the ED. She has duly recorded her statements and in future will also be completely cooperating with the agency in the investigations. Jacqueline also categorically denies alleged slanderous statements made about the relationship with the involved couple,” the actor’s representative said in a statement.
Besides Jacqueline Fernandez, another Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi was also summoned by ED in the case. However, her team came out with a statement saying that Nora was a victim in the case.
“We would like to make it very clear that she has not been a part of any money laundering activity, she does not know or have any personal connection with the accused and has been called by ED to strictly help with the investigation,” the statement said.
Talking about Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s lawyer Anant Malik said, "Nora Fatehi claims to be a victim but she was gifted a BMW car." Also Read: Jacqueline Fernandez skips fourth ED summon in extortion case involving Sukesh Chandrasekhar
According to Anant Malik, Nora and Jacqueline are the ultimate beneficiaries; hence, they are called for questioning. According to reports, Sukesh reportedly used the proceeds of extortion to send expensive gifts to Nora and Jacqueline.