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#MeToo: Meesha Shafi, Iffat Omer and seven others booked for ‘defaming’ Ali Zafar

They have been booked under Section 20 (Offences against the dignity of a natural person) of the PECA and Section 109 (Punishment of abetment) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

meesha and ali zafar caseThe FIR was registered by the FIA Cyber Crime Wing on Monday - OyeYeah News
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Pakistani singer-actress Meesha Shafi has been booked by FIA  along with Iffat Omer and Seven others for being involved in a smear campaign against singer-actor Ali Zafar, it emerged on Tuesday.

As being reported, Ali Zafar has filed an FIR against Meesha Shafi, and eight others for posting defamatory content against him on their Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts.

The FIR was registered by the FIA Cyber Crime Wing on Monday. It names Meesha Shafi, Iffat Omar, Ali Gul Pir, Humna Raza, Leena Ghani, Fariya Ayub, Maham Javaid, Syed Faizan Raza, and Haseeemuz Zaman.

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“Some persons are using Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account uploading defamatory posts and doing his [Zafar’s] character assassination on social media to damage his reput in society,” according to the FIR.

The FIR also states that despite being summoned by the FIA cybercrime wing multiple times, none of the accused people appeared before the court to defend themselves

The above named have been booked under Section 20 (Offences against the dignity of a natural person) of the PECA and Section 109 (Punishment of abetment) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.