The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has proclaimed vocalist Meesha Shafi and eight others “blameworthy” of running a vilification drive via web-based media against artist entertainer Ali Zafar and asked the preliminary court to begin its procedures against them.
The FIA’s cybercrime Lahore wing on Tuesday presented a between time challan under the watchful eye of the court of an uncommon appointed authority focal in the FIR enlisted on the grievance recorded by Mr Zafar.
Then challan, the FIA stated: “Throughout investigation so far Meera Shafi false name Meesha Shafi, Iffat Omar, Maham Javaid, Leena Ghani, Haseemus Zaman, Fariha Ayub, Syed Faizan Raza, Humna Raza and Ali Gul Pir have been seen as liable for this situation according to accessible oral and narrative confirmations. In any case, the complainant recorded his proclamation for Hamna Raza to the degree of tolerating her expression of remorse, along these lines she isn’t needed in the investigation besides.”
The FIA said Ms Shafi posted slanderous and bogus charges of lewd behavior against Ali Zafar in April 19, 2018 however she neglected to create any observers before it for her claims. Different suspects likewise neglected to give proof for the immediate charges posted by them via online media. Resultantly, a FIR was enrolled on the court’s organization in September last against them under segment 20 (1) of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 and R/W 109-PPC.
In November 2018, Ali Zafar had recorded a grievance with the FIA digital wrongdoing wing, charging that numerous online media accounts were posting “dangers and disparaging material” against him. He gave subtleties of some Twitter and Facebook records to help his case.
Mr Zafar, in his objection, had joined the photos Ms Shafi had transferred on her online media accounts however ‘discretely erased not long prior to making the charge’. He had likewise presented a ‘danger message’ shipped off his administrator on Instagram in Feb 2018.
“A twitter account @nehasaigol1, which posted 3,000 disparaging tweets against me and my family just in one year, [was] made 50 days before Meesha’s charges of inappropriate behavior,” the vocalist entertainer told the FIA with narrative ‘proof’.
The FIA said Ms Shafi had appeared before the FIA digital wrongdoing wing with her group of attorneys in December 2019, yet she neglected to deliver any observer for her charges (of lewd behavior) against Mr Zafar.