Actor Nora Fatehi has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in reference to a cash laundering probe in opposition to Sukesh Chandrasekar and Leena Paul.
Chandrasekar and Paul had been arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly duping the household of Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Singh of round Rs 200 crore. The summons comes after the company took cognisance of Delhi Police’s case on this matter.
Company sources say Ms Fatehi has been known as to establish connections to the accused.
The case is predicated on an FIR by Delhi Police’s financial offences wing that accuses Chandrasekar and Leena Paul of legal conspiracy, dishonest, and extortion.
“Sukesh Chandrasekar is the mastermind of this fraud. He has been a part of the crime world since the age of 17. He has multiple FIRs against him and is presently lodged at the Rohini jail,” the Enforcement Directorate mentioned final month after raids on his properties.
In August the central company mentioned it had seized a sea-facing bungalow in Chennai, Rs 82.5 lakh in money, and over a dozen luxurious vehicles in reference to the case in opposition to him.
Final month a second Bollywood actor, Jacqueline Fernandez, had additionally been summoned for questioning, however she skipped her summons.
It could have been the second time Ms Fernandez was questioned on this case; in August she was questioned for over 5 hours.
Sources mentioned Chandrasekar had been in contact with the actor, who’s from Sri Lanka, via calls and messages, and the company wished to query her on this topic.