Jacqueline arrived Thursday morning to the Patiala House Court for her bail hearing in the rupees 200 crore money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
The 37-year-old actress had previously been granted interim bail by the court until the 10th of November at a bail bond of Rs. 50,000. However, the ED has raised an objection on the granting of bail for the actress. According to sources, there is a high chance of her bail being revoked and seeing Jacqueline Fernandez in jail.
According to sources, she has been flying in and out of Delhi for questioning by the ED and the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW). The ED, however, has been opposed to the granting of the bail suggesting that the actress has not been cooperating with the authorities to the fullest. According to the ED, the actress has only made confessions when confronted with evidence and has not been forthcoming with any information. They have also expressed worries of her being a flight risk. They further note that her association with the conman continued despite the fact that within 10 days of her meeting with the conman, she was made aware of the dubious nature of Sukesh’s activities.
Her lawyers, on the other hand, still maintain her innocence and pledged to fight for her dignity and innocence. Even the main accused in the case, Chandrasekhar, has also come in to support the innocence of the actress.
In a letter written by him, he notes, “It is very unfortunate that Jacqueline has been made accused in the PMLA case. As I have clearly said before, we were in a relationship and I have given her and her family gifts. What is their fault? She asked me nothing except love her and stand by her. Every single penny spent on her and her family was earned from a legitimate source of earnings and will be proven in the trial court very soon.”
The Jacqueline Fernandez case has taken several twists and turns, with her being proclaimed to be an innocent victim to a willing recipient of the fruits of a crime. We will try to keep you updated in the matter as more information comes in.