Malik asks Rahat to fully cooperate with Indian investigators

Pak Interior Minister Rehman Malik advised Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to fully cooperate with Indian investigators probing the alleged possession of undeclared foreign currency by the singer.

Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011, 23:49 PM IST

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Interior Minister
Rehman Malik on Tuesday advised Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to fully
cooperate with Indian investigators probing the alleged
possession of undeclared foreign currency by the singer.

Malik conveyed this message to Khan through Pakistan`s
High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik, said a statement
issued by the Interior Ministry.
Malik telephoned his Indian counterpart P Chidambaram
and discussed the detention of Khan.

The Interior Minister thanked Chidambaram for the
release of Khan, the statement said.

Khan was released yesterday after being detained with
members of his entourage for over 20 hours for carrying 1.24
lakh dollars that he had not declared to authorities at New
Delhi`s Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The singer`s passport was retained by Indian
authorities and he was asked to appear before the Directorate
of Revenue Intelligence on February 17 for questioning.

PTI