The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a notice to Pakistani Sufi singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan under Foreign Exchange Manage Management Act (FEMA)."
Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA); More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/m0TfXJMl76— ANI (@ANI) January 30, 2019
As per media reports, he has been charged with smuggling foreign currency out of India.
According to an ABP News report, Khan had got $340,000 (Rs 2.42 crore) through illegal means of which he reportedly smuggled $225,000 (Rs 1.6 crore).
Enforcement Directorate (ED), is investigating the case, has issued notice to Khan and sought his response regarding Rs 2.61 crore under scanner. If ED isn’t datissfied with his response, they can slap him with a 300% penalty.
Also, In case of its non-payment, a lookout notice is likely to be issued against the singer and he’d thereby be forbidden to perform anywhere in India.