Nora Fatehi turns witness in Rs 215 cr extortion case in opposition to Sukesh Chandrashekhar: Nora Fatehi’s assertion would function proof and she or he will probably be considered a witness within the extortion case in opposition to jailed Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi appeared earlier than Delhi’s Patiala Home Courtroom on Friday and recorded her assertion in reference to the Rs 215 crore extortion case in opposition to jailed ‘conman’ Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Fatehi’s assertion would function proof and she or he could be considered a witness within the case at hand.
Beforehand, Fatehi refuted all allegations and mentioned she had nothing to do with the extortion case. She claimed that she had no contact with Sukesh Chandrashekhar, solely by his spouse, Leena Maria Paul.
Nora’s assertion was recorded below part 164 (recording of confessions and statements) of the CrPC. Earlier, Nora Fatehi’s assertion was recorded by the Financial Offence Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police.
The Delhi Police had earlier mentioned that Nora Fatehi had no direct reference to Jacqueline Fernandez, who had additionally been linked with Sukesh Chandrashekhar. She was earlier known as to be questioned along with Pinky Irani.
Together with a probe by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Delhi Police’s Financial Offences Wing officers requested Nora Fatehir about an occasion she had attended in Chennai in December 2020. Throughout her earlier interrogation, she was requested about her chats with Sukesh Chandrashekhar and their affiliation.
Nora Fatehi had informed the officers that the reserving for the occasion was completed by her company, Exceed Entertainment Pvt Ltd. The occasion was organized by LS Company and Nail Artistry (an entity of Sukesh’s spouse Leena Maria Paul). It was held within the banquet corridor of a lodge someday round December 2020.
Talking concerning the contentious occasion, the actor informed the police, “The occasion went off effectively. Leena met me and gave me a Gucci bag and an iPhone. She mentioned ‘my husband is a giant fan, he cannot meet you however you’ll be able to converse to him on the cellphone’. She put him on the speaker. He thanked me and mentioned they’re massive followers. She then introduced they’re going to give me a brand new BMW automotive as a token of affection and generosity.”
“Later, an individual who recognized himself as Shekhar known as me and I forwarded Bobby, my cousin’s husband’s quantity for any additional dealings. Shekhar took the quantity,” Fatehi mentioned.
Nora additionally mentioned that she had informed Bobby that he ought to inform Shekhar that Nora did not want a BMW as she already had one. Bobby allegedly informed Shekhar on the cellphone that Nora didn’t want a BMW. Nevertheless, Shekhar mentioned that he was high quality with it and as an alternative provided this BMW to Bobby.
The BMW was registered below Bobby’s identify.
Nora Fatehi has additionally submitted copies of screenshots of her chats with Sukesh to probe companies.
WHY DID NORA FATEHI COME UNDER THE SCANNER?
In line with the police, Nora Fatehi obtained items from the alleged conman because the proceeds of the crime. She was additionally a part of an occasion in Chennai that had hyperlinks to a criminal offense syndicate. Earlier, the police had mentioned there have been some questions that wanted to be answered and an investigation was underway to determine the hyperlinks and other people concerned within the conspiracy.
In line with the police, Nora Fatehi claimed she didn’t have any concept that the Chennai occasion, the place she was known as, had hyperlinks with this crime.
Alternatively, the Enforcement Directorate has mentioned that actresses Nora Fatehi and Jacqueline Fernandez obtained luxurious automobiles, amongst different costly items from Chandrasekar. The company is probing the cash path within the extortion case.
Sukesh Chandrasekar is accused of dishonest varied folks, together with some high-profile people, comparable to former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh.