LAHORE: Indian singer Sukhbir Singh impeded for having more than allowed cashed with him escaped detention form Customs and Airport Security Force officials at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Sunday.
The famous Bhangra singer was to board flight PK203 to Dubai along with $29,000. According to an airport official, it was not possible to spot him at the Customs check point and that Singh was detained at the next counter with the cash.
The official said that the amount has been recovered from him but later Singh dodged the customs officials and went out of the airport. The officials maintain that the fugitive is still in the city.
It seems like a similar sort of incident in Pakistan as supermodel Ayyan is well known for what happened to her earlier this year. She was apprehended from Islamabad airport over allegations of money laundering. Ayyan Ali was arrested on March 14 when she was found having $500,000 in her luggage and she was trying to fly for Dubai.
However, she was released on bail last month after her bailed won approval from the court that gave favour to her.