Defamation suit: SC to hear Meesha Shafi’s petition on May 9

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Pakistani Singer Meesha Shafi
The Supreme Court has allowed a hearing for artist Meesha Shafi’s petition pertaining to the defamation case filed by singer Ali Zafar and constituted a two-member bench comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Yahya Afridi.

The hearing is scheduled for May 9.

Shafi had accused Zafar of sexual harassment last year, leading to a key debate on the topic of sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement.

In her petition, Shafi’s legal team notes that it is a basic right to cross-examine witnesses presented in the court and that the apex court should grant the right, thereby, declaring the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision null and void.

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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