The Supreme Court accepted Meesha Shafi’s plea within the office harassment case in opposition to Ali Zafar on Monday.
The singer was granted go away by the court docket in her attraction in opposition to Zafar, which means the court docket can be deliberating if Shafi’s accusations of sexual harassment ought to come beneath the office harassment regulation.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist actor’s attraction was earlier rejected by the Lahore High Court and Punjab ombudsperson, claiming that her allegations didn’t come beneath the office harassment regulation.
The Punjab authorities in addition to Zafar have been issued notices by the court docket, because the judges dominated that there must be correct listening to of the factors raised within the case.
Earlier in 2019, Shafi’s attraction was dismissed by the Lahore High Court on the premise that she and her alleged harasser didn’t have “an employer-employee” relationship.
Back in April 2018, Shafi turned to her social media and publicly accused Zafar of sexually harassing her on a couple of event. Zafar denied the allegations and filed a defamation go well with in opposition to Shafi.