Meesha Shafi denies threatening rights activist Hassan Niazi with #MeToo campaign

Hassan Niazi, who also fought Khadija Siddiqui's case accused the singer of exploiting the movement for personal gain

Entertainment Desk July 12, 2019

Human rights activist, lawyer Hassan Niazi - who also fought Khadija Siddiqui's stabbing case - has come forward with a startling claim.

Niazi took to Twitter to share how Meesha Shafi 'threatened' to initiate a #MeToo campaign against him.

"Meesha team hits new low. Sending me threats of #MeToo campaign against me," he wrote. "Typical Ayesha Gulalai mindset in community, which damages the #MeToo campaign for their personal point scoring. Let me make it clear,blackmail me and I will expose u more."

Meesha, however, rebutted Niazi's claims, saying she has never even met Niazi.

"Don’t think I’ve ever met this guy and neither am I accusing him of anything," she tweeted. "Although he did inbox me for a retweet last year. Don’t remember if I responded. Do remember that I didn’t retweet."

The Aaya Lariye singer then added, "Also, by all means all are free to investigate whatever interests them, only to discover a bottomless pit of groped bottoms. All other conspiracy theories are just that."

Meesha commented, "Gaslighting."

Recently in a Twitter thread, Shafi lauded all the artists who dropped their LSA nominations to express solidarity with her and the #MeToo movement.

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