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Famous Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Accused of Smuggling Foreign Currency Through India




In a piece of surprising news, the famous Pakistani singer known for his ace singing skills, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been accused of smuggling foreign currency through none other than our country India for three years.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a notice against Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The issue states his connection with an alleged foreign exchange violation case against him. The notice mentioning the violation of forex funds to the tune of Rs 2 crore has sent under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) after a probe.

If reports are to be believed, Rahat had got Rs 2.42 crore through illegal means of which he reportedly smuggled Rs 1.60 crore. The ED has asked for his quick reply on the matter, if his response will be dissatisfied he will have to pay 300% penalty.

Further, if the singer fails to pay the fine, a lookout notice will be served to him and there would be a ban on him to perform shows in India. Earlier in 2011 also, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan mired in the same of illegal currency when he was found with undocumented $125,000 (Rs 89.1 lakh) at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.

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