Defamation suit against Meesha Shafi adjourned till June 11

Defamation suit against Meesha Shafi adjourned till June 11

LAHORE: A sessions court adjourned hearing of a defamation suit, filed by actor and singer Ali Zafar against Meesha Shafi till June 11.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Amjad Ali Shah conducted the proceedings wherein Ali Zafar’s four more witnesses were cross examined.

All witnesses stated that no incident of harassment alleged by Meesha Shafi took place during the jamming session held on December 22, 2017.

The court adjourning further hearing till June 11 summoned Ali Zafar’s manager and other witnesses for cross examination.

It is pertinent to mention here that Flute player Baqir Abbass and singer Kanza Munir and five others witnesses had already recorded their statements before the court.

Ali Zafar had filed Rs 1 billion defamation case under the Defamation Ordinance 2002, after being accused of harassment. He denied all allegations levelled against him in a statement by Meesha Shafi.

In April 2018, Meesha Shafi had accused Zafar of harassing her on more than one occasion.