Ali Zafar’s seven witnesses submit affidavits against Meesha Shafi
LAHORE (92 News) – Singer Ali Zafar’s seven witnesses submitted their affidavits before the court on Tuesday refuting the allegations in the actor’s Meesha Shafi defamation case.
During the latest hearing of the defamation case, the seven witnesses brought by the legal team of Zafar submitted their affidavits terming the allegations placed by Meesha Shafi as entirely baseless.
In their affidavits, the witnesses stated that they were all present at the jamming session in the same room with both artists. They claimed that no sexual harassment took place during the session.
The district and sessions court summoned Meesha Shafi’s lawyers at the next hearing for cross-questioning of the witnesses, and subsequently adjourned the case until May 29.
Model Kinza records statement in Meesha Shafi, Ali Zafar case
Earlier, Model Kinza Muneer, witness who was produced as a witness by Ali Zafar’s counsel, on Saturday recorded the statement in Lahore sessions court during the hearing of a defamation suit filed by the singer against Meesha Shafi.
Additional Sessions Judge Amjad Ali Shah presided over the case after it was earlier transferred from another court on Shafi’s request.
While Shafi’s counsel once against opposed the idea of recording witnesses this morning, Munir was able to give her testimony under oath. She said that there were 10-11 people present at the jam where Meesha cordially hugged Ali.
During the hearing, Kinza Muneer said that she was present in the studio where Shafi has alleged that she was sexually harassed by Zafar during a rehearsal session of a concert. Muneer said that around 10 people were in the studio at the time of rehearsal, that went on for 45 minutes.
The witness further said that both singers were standing four to five feet apart from each other during the rehearsal session, that was being filmed.
Claiming that Shafi’s accusations were ‘lies’, Muneer said that Shafi had hugged Zafar when she arrived at the studio as well as when she had left.