The Indian authorities has issued Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan a show-cause discover in reference to a case pertaining to alleged overseas change violation amounting to 20 million Indian rupees in 2011, The Hindu reported on Wednesday, citing officers within the Enforcement Directorate.
Chatting with Photos, Rahat’s supervisor Aamir Hasan stated they’ve “no data of this [show cause notice] as of but”.
The singer’s administration has additionally launched a press launch stating: “It comes as a shock discover is being served to Khan sahab. Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s administration firm has no thought about this. Curiously our attorneys in India are additionally identified to the related authorities and as of now they haven’t obtained any discover both.
“Khan sahab has by no means had any direct dealings with anybody in India or elsewhere, therefore, he being blamed for one thing like that is weird.
“It will have been higher if the authorities had served the discover first (if any) after which made this public. We are going to handle this if and after we get a discover, and our regulation agency In Delhi will look into this.”
The Indian Directorate of Enforcement has given Khan 45 days to reply to the discover, which was issued beneath the International Change Administration Act (FEMA) after the probe into the case was lately concluded.The ED had initiated an investigation in opposition to Khan and his associates in 2014 after the Directorate of Income Intelligence (DIR) in 2011 intercepted the singer and his supervisor Marrouf Ali Khan at Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, New Delhi, allegedly carrying $124,000 and different foreign exchange devices.
The ED then took over the probe from the DRI after it obtained the related information from the Indian central again.
Khan has maintained that he has not dedicated any wrongdoing, and that the massive amount of money he and his associates have been carrying was as a result of they have been travelling in a bunch.