Sukesh Chandrashekhar gifted a BMW car to Canadian dancer and Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi, he admitted to the media that he had actually gifted her a vehicle.
During the Enforcement Directorate’s production before a Delhi court on Saturday, the media asked Sukesh Chandrashekhar whether he had gifted a car to Nora Fatehi. To this he replied, “Yes.” When asked which car he has gifted the Bollywood actor, Sukesh said, “Why don’t you ask Nora Fatehi about it?”
Sukesh Chandrashekhar outside a Delhi court on Saturday. Nora Fatehi receiving a car from a Mumbai showroom, which was allegedly gifted by Sukesh Chandrashekhar through his wife Leena Maria Paul.
The ED recorded Nora Fatehi’s statement on October 14, during which investigators came to know about the gift from Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an accused in the extortion case of Rs 200 crore.
The ED suspects that Nora Fatehi was gifted a car worth over one crore by Sukesh using extortion money from the wife of a businessman while the thief was in jail.
Nora Fatehi reportedly told ED that she was invited by Sukesh’s wife and actor Leena Maria Paul for an event in Chennai in December 2020. India Today also accessed the video of Nora Fatehi at that event.
Meanwhile, on October 14, Nora Fatehi claimed that she was not a part of any money laundering activity. “Nora Fatehi has been a victim in the case and being a witness, she is cooperating and helping the authorities in the investigation. We would like to clarify that she has not been a part of any money laundering activity, she does not know or has any personal relationship with the accused and the ED has strictly called her to help in the investigation. Posted by Nora Fatehi.