Ali Zafar files FIR against Meesha Shafi

Ali Zafar files FIR against Meesha Shafi

Famed singer 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 filed by Ali Zafar names Meesha Shafi, Iffat Omar link, Ali Gul Pir, Humna Raza, Leena Ghani, Fariya Ayub, Maham Javaid, Syed Faizan Raza, and Haseeemuz Zaman.

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.

According to the FIR, “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.”

He said that Meesha used her Twitter account to post derogatory remarks and false allegations against the complainant on April 19, 2018.

Earlier in November 2018, Ali Zafar link had filed a complaint with the FIA cybercrime wing, alleging that many social media accounts were posting “threats and defamatory material” against him.