Singer attempted to shield her face on Saturday as she left the courtroom of Judge Mumtaz Ali accompanied by customs officials. The most searched Pakistani model Ms Ayan Khan was arrested at Benazir Bhutto International Airport for allegedly attempting to smuggle $506,800 in her luggage. It is reported that the amount was hidden in her luggage.
The Airport Security Force (ASF), officials spotted the currency tucked away in the pockets of a suitcase after baggage scanners detected an anomaly.
Upon suspecting, Ms Ayan claimed ignorance of the law of not bringing up to $10,000 and said she planned to use this money for the launch of a new video.
“Customs officials were called and Customs Collector Zeba Azhar found $506,800 in the suitcase,” he said. Mr Bugvi said an FIR was registered under the Customs Act 1969.
The special court for customs, taxation and anti-smuggling has sent her to Adiala Jail on a 14-day judicial remand. Investigation into the incident has started.
Following the registration of a case, Ms Ali was sent to the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for a medical checkup. When reached Hospital she complained of chest pain. Doctors conducted an ECG, which came out clear, said the doctor on duty.
Customs authorities registered a case of money laundering against her and investigation into the incident has started.
For Now, Ms Ayyan Ali will be held at Adiala jail pending investigation and a bail plea.
Customs officials at Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Saturday detained Pakistani supermodel Ayyan for attempting to carry US $500,000 abroad.