Ali Zafar will take Meesha Shafi to court over sexual harassment claims
The 31-year-old singer turned actor Ali Zafar in his tweet said: “I intend to take this through the courts of law and to address this professionally and seriously rather than to lodge any allegations here.”
Shafi took to social media to allege that famous singer and actor Ali Zafar made sexual advances towards her on not one or two, but multiple occasions.
#Metoo: Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexual ... 05:13 PM | 19 Apr, 2018
In the wake of sexual harassment incidents occurring all around the world, renowned Pakistani singer and actress Meesha ...
“I have been subjected, on more than one occasion, to sexual harassment of a physical nature at the hands of a colleague from my industry: Ali Zafar. These incidences did not happen when I was young, or just entering the industry. This happened to me despite the fact that I am an empowered, accomplished woman who is known for speaking her mind! This happened to me as a mother of two children”, Meesha shared on Twitter.
Sharing this because I believe that by speaking out about my own experience of sexual harassment, I will break the culture of silence that permeates through our society. It is not easy to speak out.. but it is harder to stay silent. My conscience will not allow it anymore #MeToo pic.twitter.com/iwex7e1NLZ— MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) April 19, 2018
This is the first time a Pakistani singer has accused a coworker of sexual misconduct.
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