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Actor Leena Paul Played “Active Role” In Money Laundering Case: Agency

Data from Leena Paul’s three cell phones is to be retrieved, mentioned the ED

New Delhi:

A Delhi court docket has prolonged the custodial interrogation of actor Leena Maria Paul until October 23 in a cash laundering case associated to extortion of Rs 200 crore from a businessman’s spouse.

The Enforcement Directorate mentioned that Leena Maria Paul was “not merely beneficiary of the proceeds of crime but apparently was playing an active role in movement of the proceeds of crime, its projection as untended money and was working in concert with main accused Sukesh Chandrashekar (her husband)”.

“The fact that money was moved at her instructions how and where this money has emerged but trail is still incomplete… in case further police custody of the accused is not granted, the trail which is to be established shall go cold,” the ED, which probes monetary crimes, mentioned.

During the actor’s custody and interrogation, care will likely be taken to make sure correct distancing in an effort to keep away from accused catching any an infection, mentioned the probe company.

The couple allegedly duped former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh’s spouse Aditi Singh.

The case was filed on the premise of an FIR lodged by Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing on Aditi Singh’s criticism {that a} man posing as a senior official of the Law Ministry in June final 12 months had supplied to assist safe bail for her husband, who was in jail at the moment, in return for cash.

Shivinder Singh was arrested in a cash laundering case associated to the alleged misappropriation of funds at Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL) in 2019.

The company mentioned that Leena Maria Paul’s firm Nail Artistry has completed enterprise to the tune of Rs.4.79 crore in Chennai, Rs.1.21 crore in Kochi and charged that the mentioned sum of cash is nothing however proceeds of crime which have been laundered by her.

Data from her three cell phones can be to be retrieved, mentioned the ED.

Leena Maria Paul – who has acted in a few films, together with John Abraham-starrer Madras Cafe – is “deliberately withholding information regarding the utilization of proceeds of crime” and is making statements opposite to the proof thus far collected, mentioned the company.

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