Rahat Fateh Ali Khan faces money smuggling in India allegations

BizAsia Correspondent



Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is facing allegations of money smuggling in India, after reports surfaced that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued him with a show cause notice.

The India Today reports that the singer has been given 45 days to respond to the notice. The report adds that the notice is for violation of forex funds in the region of Rs. 2 crore, which was issued under FEMA, after a probe was completed recently.

Previously, Khan and his manager Marrouf Ali Khan faced similar charges under FEMA and Customs Act after receiving large amount of undeclared foreign currency at Delhi airport. Rahat was detained by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence for carrying undeclared $1.24 lakh, nearly Rs 60 lakh.

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