Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied being served any notice from Indian government for allegedly smuggling illegal foreign currency from three years.
Earlier it was reported that the notice was issued by Indian Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). According to Indian media, Khan had allegedly got Rs 2.42 crore through illegal means of which he reportedly smuggled Rs 1.6 crore.
According to Indian media Rahat’s manager Aamir Hasan has clarified that no notice has been issued yet. He has been quoted as saying they have “no information of this show cause notice as of yet.” The report also added that Khan’s lawyers in India “are known to the relevant authorities and as of now they have not received any notice either.” “It would have been better if the authorities would have served the notice first if any and then publicized it. We will address it if and when we get any notices. Our law firm in Delhi will look into this if there’s any notice.”
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17 November, 2019