Rahat Fateh Ali Khan again hits headlines in India over his alleged involvement for smuggling foreign currency out of India. According to sources, Enforcement Directorate (ED) under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) issued a notice to the music maestro. According to APB News Khan is being accused of illegal foreign currency smuggling from India for the past three years. Accordingly, he got 2.42 crores through illegal means out of which he smuggled Rs.1.6 crores out of India.
“Rahat Fateh Ali Khan can be fined up to 300 percent of the amount”
Source say that Rahat has already been questioned by ED for currency smuggling but Khan failed to satisfy them. If ED is not satisfied by his response then Rahat Fateh Ali Khan can be fined up to 300 percent of the amount allegedly smuggled by him.
Ed may issue a lookout notice for Khan sb and there would be a ban on him to perform anywhere in India
In a scenario the singer fails to pay the fine, the Ed may issue a lookout notice for Khan sb and there would be a ban on him to perform anywhere in India. This is not the first time Khan sb has run into trouble with the authorities in India. In 2011 he was caught with 115,000 US Dollars at the Delhi International Airport and he wasn’t able to explain his possession of the currency. It was only after the intervention at the highest government level by Pakistan that Rahat was allowed to leave without being arrested. On first January 2016, Khan sb was deported from Indian airport of Hyderabad on technical grounds. In March of 2018, FBR recovered Rs.2.0 from the singer on account of tax evasion,