A Delhi Court on Saturday granted permission to Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez, who’s being investigated by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a cash laundering case, to journey overseas.
The Extra Classes Choose Praveen Singh on Saturday whereas permitting her plea stated, “Contemplating the info and circumstances, the applying at hand is allowed. The applicant is granted permission to journey to Abu Dhabi, UAE from 31.05.2022 until 06.06.2022 and for this given interval, the LOC towards the applicant issued on this case shall stand suspended.”
“The applicant shall submit an FDR to the tune of Rs.50 lacs together with an enterprise that in case of her non-return, the FDR shall stand suspended and shall additionally present a surety of Rs.50 lacs, The applicant shall submit her itinerary, place of keep and the quantity at which she will be contacted. On her return, the applicant shall inform the investigating company about her return,” the courtroom stated whereas imposing the circumstances.
Showing for Jacqueline Fernandez, Advocate Ajit Okay Singh submitted, “The applicant is a movie actress and holds an excellent identify within the Bollywood business. The Enforcement Directorate has filed the cost sheet and has not named the applicant as an accused within the current matter. Nonetheless, with out citing any cause to the applicant, the Enforcement Directorate has issued a Look Out Round (LOC) towards the applicant.”
It was additional submitted that the applicant being a famend movie actress has been invited to occasions, press conferences, rehearsals and participation within the occasion.
Replying to the applying, ED counsel Advocate Atul Tripathi submitted that every one the averments, contentions and submissions within the software are frivolous and baseless and are therefore denied besides these which have been particularly been admitted hereunder.
ED additional submitted, “The applicant is in receipt of proceeds of crime, which has partly been provisionally hooked up and the remaining is but to be recognized. Thus, it’s averred that disposing off the proceeds of crime but to be hooked up by the applicant can’t be dominated out. It’s additional submitted that the applicant is admittedly a Sri Lankan Nationwide and is thus a flight threat and the applicant could flee from India thereby hampering the pending investigation.”
Jacuqline Fernandez is being investigated by the ED in Rs 200 crore extortion case involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.
She had earlier appeared earlier than the probe company for questioning in a money-laundering investigation towards Sukesh Chandrashekhar and others.