Meesha Shafi, 8 others booked for defaming Ali Zafar



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In latest news, Meesha Shafi has been booked by theThe Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) cyber crime wing among at 8 others inclusive of Iffat Omar, Leena Ghani, Fariha Ayub, Maham Javaid, Ali Gul, Haseemuz Zaman Khan, Humna Raza and Syed Faizan Raza for running social media campaigns to defame Ali Zafar.

(Read more on Meesha Shafi here.)

The FIR against the suspects has been filed for a non-cognisable offence on the order of the FIA special court and falls under the section 20 (1) of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 and R/W 109-PPC.

Here is how social media has been reacting to the news:

Ali Zafar had filed a complaint with FIA cyber crime wing in November 2018, alleging that various social media accounts were posting “threats and defamatory material” against him. He provided details of various Twitter and Facebook accounts to support his claim.

Reportedly Ali Zafar told the FIA, “A twitter account @nehasaigol1, which posted 3,000 defamatory tweets against me and my family only in one year, [was] created 50 days before Meesha’s allegations of sexual harassment.”

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