Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar’s legal battle does not seem to be easing up anytime soon.
On Wednesday, Meesha’s lawyer, Nighat Dad, in a tweet shared that Ali Zafar has been served a defamation notice for his comments he made to various media channels regarding his ongoing feud with Shafi.
The legal notice read, “In a statement aired on Hum News on 27th April 2019 (a link of which you have posted on your Twitter account also) you falsely claimed and published that our client is lying and has made false sexual harassment allegations against you just to get fame and recognition so as to get Canadian immigration. In addition to the same, you have also claimed that our client wants to become Malala, thereby implying that Malala also fabricated a false story like Meesha just to gain international recognition and immigration of a foreign country.”
It added, “You have also knowingly and falsely claimed/published that our client’s case against you has been dismissed by the ombudsperson against sexual harassment and that you have been exonerated from all charges of sexual harassment.”
The notice asks Zafar to tender a public apology within 15 days and pay Rs200 crore in “compensation for the loss and damage to our client’s reputation.”
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