Alleged Forex Violation: Notice issued to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan by Indian authorities

According to Indian media reports, On Wednesday, Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was issued a notice by authorities for alleged foreign exchange violations amounting to INR20 million,

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The Enforcement Directorate served a show-cause notice to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in a case that pertains to the seizure of undeclared US dollars from him at the Delhi airport in 2011, officials said.

The case against the singer is 5 years old and dates back to 2014, when the probe agency launched an investigation against him under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence claimed Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was carrying an undeclared amount of US$0.124 million at Delhi airport in 2011. The singer, however, denied any wrongdoing.

Rahat Fateh Ali clarified that he was carrying the cash because he was travelling with his group.

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