Actresses Jacqueline Fernandez and Nora Fatehi were recently questioned by the Economic Offences Wing (Delhi Police) in connection with an extortion case linked to conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who is currently lodged in jail.
And from what we hear now, after Jacqueline and Nora, four more names have cropped up during the course of investigation.
As per latest reports, Nikki Tamboli, Chahatt Khanna, Arusha Patil and Sophia Singh met Sukesh in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. Furthermore, the meeting took place via his associate Pinky Irani.
They have reportedly received gifts including Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags, Versace watch and also cash.
The ED’s charge sheet reads, “It was further revealed that on two occasions Nikita Tamboli met the accused, Sukesh Chandrasekhar, inside the Tihar jail, Delhi at his office, maintained there. During the first meeting in April 2018, the accused Pinky Irani received an amount to the tune of Rs 10 lakh in cash from Sukesh Chandrasekhar, out of which she gave cash to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh to Nikita Tamboli. On the second occasion, after two to three weeks of her first meeting, she went Alone to meet Sukesh Chandrasekhar where she was given cash to the tune of Rs 2 lakh and one Gucci bag by the accused Sukesh Chandrasekhar.”
Meanwhile, Chahatt Khanna said she was introduced to Sukesh as a South Indian film producer. Furthermore Sophia Singh was approached on the pretext of a film offer whereas Arusha met Sukesh via WhatsApp. She also revealed that she was given Rs 5.2 lakh, out of which a lakh was taken by Pinky Irani.
While the true picture is yet to come to the forefront, we can only hope that the officials conclude the investigation successfully and come out with the truth.