Singer Meesha Shafi has hired managements of two lawyers as Nighat Dad and Muhammad Ahmad Pansota to arrange a well fight against Pakistan singer-actor Ali Zafar who was accused of sexual harassment by at multiple times.
After receiving legal notice from Zafar side, Meesha made announcement via her Twitter, she has hired Barrister Pansota and Nighat Dad as legal representatives to handle all aspects in her case as well as sexual harassment claim against Ali Zafar.
Nonetheless, Pakistani news channels are looking for latest updates about continued issue, while Nighat Dad is a legal counsel and social activist, also conducts a non-profit organization Digital Rights Foundation.
Nighat’s performances in the field of IT security brought her home a number of international awards, while she led campaigns to defend online freedom of speech in motherland.
Including campaigns against legislation that allows the administration broad powers of online surveillance, most notable one is the controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015.
On other side, Barrister Pansota is an advocate based in Lahore, although Zafar had sent her a legal notice of Rs100 million on Monday on her accusing him of sexual harassment.
The legal notice contains the male pop star has asked Meesha to erase the tweet that she posted via her twitter account on April 9 as well as accused of abusing of physical nature.
Mr. Zafar also demanded an apology taking his personal Twitter account declaring himself as innocent person. However, if she doesn’t react well in answer to receive this legal notice.
Had to face court demands and claim damages to the tune of at least Rs100 million in a court of competent jurisdiction in light of the provisions of the defamations ordinance. At that moment, everyone wants to know about Zafar and Meesha’s case but news agencies are still fail to get more updates.