New Delhi,(thestates.news) : Delhi’s Patiala House Court reserved judgment on the bail plea of Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with the alleged cheating of ₹200 crore from Aditi Singh, wife of former Ranbaxy promoter Shivendra Singh. Special Judge Shailendra Malik ordered to pronounce the verdict on November 11.
Jacqueline appeared in Patiala House Court on Thursday. The court had directed the ED, opposing the bail plea, to file a reply on October 22. The court took cognizance of the supplementary charge sheet filed against Jacqueline on August 31. The ED on August 17, had filed a supplementary charge sheet making Jacqueline an accused. The ED has attached Jacqueline’s assets worth ₹7 crore in this case in April.
According to the chargesheet of the ED, the main accused in this case, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, had given gifts worth more than ₹5.71 crore. Sukesh used to deliver gifts to Jacqueline through his associate Pinky Irani. The gifts include a horse worth ₹52 lakh and a Parsi cat worth ₹9 lakh. According to the ED, Sukesh Chandrashekhar used the illegal money which he had fraudulently collected from other high-profile people including Aditi Singh to buy gifts for Jacqueline. The Delhi Police imposed MCOCA on Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Sukesh was in jail for trying to bribe the Election Commission in the AIADMK symbol case.(HS)