Exemption from personal appearance Court summons lawyers of Meesha, Ali Zafar on August 8



Staff Reporter

An Additional District and Sessions Court summoned the lawyers of singer-actor Ali Zafar and singer Meesha Shafi on August 8 for the arguments in a case regarding social media campaign against Ali Zafar on Thursday.

According to a private TV channel, Additional District and Sessions Judge Syed Ali Abbas heard an appeal by Meesha Shafi who challenged a judicial magistrate’s orders regarding her appearance before the court.

Through her lawyers, she stated that she was living in Canada with her husband and children currently.

She said Ali Zafar had got registered a baseless case against her in FIA which was being heard by the district court. She said the court had summoned her but due to coronavirus travel restrictions, she was unable to visit Pakistan.

Ms Shafi, however, said that she was ready to appear before the court through a video link. She requested the Sessions Court to permit her to appear before the court through video link and set aside the order of the district court regarding submission of Rs100,000 security bonds.

The court while issuing an injection exempted Meesha Shafi from appearance in the court until the final decision on her appeal.

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