Actor Kubra Khan to record her statement before FIA in YouTuber defamation case

Actor Kubra Khan to record her statement before FIA in YouTuber defamation case

The SHC bench adjourned the hearing till January 26 and also repeated a notice to the PTA for the next hearing.
10 Jan, 2023

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed actress Rabia Iqbal Khan, better known as Kubra Khan, to appear before an inquiry officer of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to record her statement for further proceedings.

On the last hearing, the SHC had directed the FIA and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block defamatory material being disseminated against her on social media.

At the outset of the hearing, IO Shagufta Shahzad filed a progress report stating that a probe was registered at the FIA cybercrime circle in Karachi.

The IO stated that on the directive of SHC, she had provided all alleged social media accounts in question to focal person of the PTA to block the same.

She also requested the SHC to issue directive to the petitioner to visit her (IO) office for the purpose of recording statement for further proceedings.

The bench adjourned the hearing till Jan 26 and also repeated notice to the PTA for the next hearing.

The actress petitioned the SHC last week against “derogatory, defamatory, malicious, incendiary, dangerous and sensationalising allegations” made by YouTuber Adil Farooq Raja against her and three other actresses on the social media networking websites.

The petitioner submitted that the YouTuber, who claimed himself to be a rights activist and former army officer, had made false allegations against the four actresses and degraded them.

Originally published in Dawn, January 10th, 2023


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T-man Jan 10, 2023 10:54am
Get him.
Asad Jan 10, 2023 11:09am
Hey! What Happened?
Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Jan 10, 2023 11:52am
Bring it on. Remember, if you haven't done anything wrong, then stay calm and move on.
FAZ Jan 10, 2023 12:14pm
She will further drag her name in the mud.
Johnny Jan 10, 2023 12:31pm
Whom she is trying to defend? herself...or...him?
Shahid Jan 10, 2023 12:33pm
She is a fighter and whole of Pakistan stand with her.
Asad Jan 10, 2023 12:54pm
Noble ones in highly noble profession demands justice, :-)
M. Emad Jan 10, 2023 01:56pm
Beautiful Actor Kubra Khan.
Azad Jan 10, 2023 02:26pm
I wonder if anyone named her
Syed Hasni Jan 10, 2023 04:10pm
"Don't mess with Kubra" is it a statement or just a plea. Unfortunately, manipulation and defamation are part of the bad manners that have been prevailing in Pakistani Politics for decades. I will highly recommend this nice girl not to mess with these criminals
Bunny Jan 10, 2023 05:37pm
pretty face. sharp brain. does not let go a single PR opp.
Kubda Kahn Jan 10, 2023 07:32pm
Did anyone actually name her? She dragged herself in the mud. Mehwish Hayat was more suspect. But Kubda Khan should have kept mum.
Hanif Jan 11, 2023 12:31am
It will be interesting to see, because she is not even part of the things Mj. Adil Raja said.
Zulfiqar Jan 11, 2023 01:55am
He never named her. Don’t know why she over reacted.
Zeeshan Ahmed Jan 11, 2023 02:53am
Making such allegations without substantive proof is a grave offense in Islam and should be punished severely.
Fast comment Jan 11, 2023 04:22am
@Kubda Kahn Yes you are right. There was no compulsion to catch arrows from air. Absolutely no reaction was necessary on someone A,B,C.
M. Shahid Yousuf Jan 11, 2023 05:02am
One would have to see the YouTube video of Maj. Adil Raja to see if something was indeed said about the petitioner. Unfortunately the date of the publication is not given and so one would have to see each and every one of (ret) Major Adil Raja's videos to locate the alleged defamatory piece. If the piece is somehow removed then we would never know what was said about whom. Till then there should be no rush to judgement.
ABD Jan 11, 2023 06:50am
Kubra Khan can speak for herself that the derogatory malicious allegations made against her. How can she speak for the remaining 3 actresses?
TPA Jan 11, 2023 08:15am
FIA is another joke
TPA Jan 11, 2023 08:16am
All are a bunch of gold diggers playing innocent
Akil Akhtar Jan 11, 2023 09:36am
Her initials were not even why is she dragging herself into it...what the agenda and who is behind it....?