Defamation go well with: SC to listen to Meesha Shafi’s petition on Could 9

The Supreme Court docket has allowed a listening to 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 listening to is scheduled for Could 9.

Shafi had accused Zafar of sexual harassment final yr, resulting in a key debate on the subject of sexual harassment and the #MeToo motion.

In her petition, Shafi’s authorized workforce notes that it’s a fundamental proper to cross-examine witnesses offered within the courtroom and that the apex courtroom ought to grant the suitable, thereby, declaring the Lahore Excessive Court docket’s (LHC) resolution null and void.