Adnan Sami asked to leave India by Mumbai police


MUMBAI: Renowned Pakistani musician Adnan Sami, who had adopted India as his second home, was given notice by the Mumbai police to leave India as his visa had expired, media reported on Tuesday.

Earlier, on October 12 Adnan Sami was asked to leave the country following expiry of his visa by the film wing of the extremist Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNS), Press Trust of India had reported.

“Sami met us at our office here today, seeking our cooperation. We told him to leave the country as his visa has expired,” MNS film wing president Amey Khopkar had said.

“We told Sami that our priority would be our artistes,” Khopkar had told PTI.

Sami had reportedly told a family court that he had a Pakistani passport and was residing in India on the basis of visa granted to him from time to time. His visa was reportedly valid from September 26, 2012 till October 6, 2013.