As the ongoing case regarding Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar was asked to be wrapped up as soon as possible, witnesses have started submitting their statements. Seven witnesses on Tuesday submitted their affidavits in the court that no incident of harassment alleged by Shafi had taken place during the jamming session held on 22.12.2017.
In a defamation suit filed by Zafar against Shafi for false allegations of sexual harassment, guitarist Asad Ahmed, bass player Muhammad Ali, Drummer Qaiser Zain, backing vocalist Aqsa Ali, saxophone player Muhammad Taqi, percussionist Kahsif Chamman and keyboard Joshowa Kheet have submitted their affidavits in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Lahore Amjad Ali Shah.
In his affidavit, percussionist Kahsif stated that he recently performed with Meesha Shafi in the Pepsi Battle of Bands. However, he negated that any incident of harassment was taken place during the jamming session.
Guitarist Asad Ahmed said during the jamming session, the eyes of all artists were on Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar and no incident as alleged by Meesha Shafi happened at the jam session.
Flute player Baqir Abbass and singer Kanza Munir had already recorded their witness before the court.
It is pertinent to mention here that Meesha Shafi had alleged on social media that Ali Zafar had harassed her during the jamming session.
The court has summoned the witnesses for cross-examination on May 29, 2019.