Rapper and comic Ali Gul Pir has taken to social media, opening up concerning the latest Federal Investigation Company (FIA) summoning. The discover was issued to the star, in addition to 15 others together with model-actor Iffat Omar for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Ali Zafar. The proceedings are immediately related to Zafar’s ongoing defamation case towards Meesha Shafi, who accused him of sexual harassment beforehand.
In keeping with FIA sources, Zafar had submitted an utility to the cybercrime wing of the company. He accused the people of ‘maligning’ him by means of a myriad of images and video clips being circulated on social media.
Nevertheless, Pir expressed that he was “being silenced” as a result of he expressed his opinion over sure issues. “Now, I must share my reality. In Pakistan, some individuals have a lot energy that they attempt to silence you when you don’t agree with them. This case that I’m in is only one instance,” penned the Waderai Ka Beta crooner.
“A sure superstar, on this case, feels we will be silenced by being served these notices. Ought to we go to jail only for voicing our opinion throughout the boundaries of the regulation? Or ought to this ‘hero’ realise that freedom of expression is a elementary proper and which you can’t react with intimidation if somebody calls you an ‘alleged harasser.’ This can be a traditional case of these with affect attempting to suppress dissent,” he wrote within the prolonged assertion.
Pir additionally confirmed he has given his assertion to the FIA, whereas Omar has already recorded hers. The remaining are anticipated to do the identical subsequent week.
“I used to be not scared when waderas threatened me, I didn’t shut up when terrorists threatened me and I didn’t again down when Modi’s bhaktsthreatened to kill me. I’ll positively not again down as a result of somebody can’t take a joke,” Pir continued on his experiences of his freedom of expression being curbed.
“I’ve all the time fought for freedom of expression and everybody’s proper to talk or not discuss something, so long as it’s throughout the authorized boundaries. I hope the regulation takes its course and this elitist realises that he can’t silence those that disagree with him. We dwell in a free nation the place everyone seems to be entitled to their opinions,” he concluded.