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Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan charged with smuggling foreign currency out of India

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 January 2019, 12:34 PM

Pakistani singer Rahet Fateh Ali Khan has been charged with smuggling foreign currency out of India by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

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).

However, this is not the first time that Rahet Fateh Ali Khan has been embroiled in controversy related to illegal currency. In 2011, he was found with undocumented $125,000 (Rs 89.1 lakh) at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. 

Khan has sung several popular tracks for blockbuster films, including Tere Mast Mast Do Nain (Dabangg), Jiya Dhadak Dhadak (Kalyug), Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) and Sajda (My Name Is Khan).

First Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:09 AM
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