Daler Mehndi convicted in Human trafficking case, gets Bail
KalingaTV News Network
New Delhi: The Patiala court on Friday convicted singer Daler Mehndi in a 2003 human trafficking case and was sentenced to two years imprisonment.
However, the 50-year-old singer, who was present in the court, was immediately granted bail.
According to reports, Daler Mehndi and his brother Shamsher Singh had been accused of illegally sending people abroad disguised as members of his troupe by charging hefty “passage money.”
The complainants alleged that the accused had taken Rs 1 crore from them to help in migrating to the US illegally, and even failed to return the money when the deal never succeeded.
Daler Mehndi had a massive following in the late nineties and early 2000s for his pop songs, including the hit numbers “Tunak Tunak Tun”, “Bolo Ta Ra Ra” etc.