New Delhi: Sukesh Chandra Shekhar lived a luxurious life by cheating many businessmen and earning crores of money. He gifted more than Rs 5 crore including a horse to his close Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez with fraudulent money. As a result, the Enforcement Directorate also included actress Jacqueline Fernandez as an accused in the financial fraud case against Sukesh Chandrasekhar.
When Sukesh Chandra Shekhar was in Delhi’s Rohini Jail, the prison authorities paid Rs. It was alleged that they were accepting bribes of 1.5 crores. Delhi Police registered a case against 81 officials in this regard. Subsequently, Sukesh Chandra Shekhar and his wife Leena Maria Paul were transferred to Delhi’s Tihar Jail.
Sukesh Chandra Shekhar petitioned the Supreme Court for his and his wife’s life being threatened in the Tihar Jail complex and seeking their transfer to another jail outside Delhi. Justices S.R. Bhatt and Sudansu Thulia, who heard the petition, ordered the transfer of petitioners Sukesh Chandra Shekhar and his wife to Delhi’s Mandoli Jail within a week.