Junaid Safdar serves legal notice to former diplomat Zafar Hilaly
PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar (left) and political analyst Zafar Ali Hilali. – Twitter/File
Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar sent a notice to analyst Zafar Hilali.
Safdar sought Rs 500 million in damages and an unconditional apology.
However, Hilali says that he did not accuse Safdar.
Muslim League (N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar has issued a legal notice to political analyst and former diplomat Zafar Ali Hilali for allegedly making a claim against Safdar. Arrested in London For having a fake degree
The analyst, however, dismissed the reports accusing Safdar of a fake degree, saying they had nothing to do with the tweet.
In a legal notice sent through Barrister Zafarullah Khan, Safdar has demanded Rs 500 million in damages and an unconditional apology from the former diplomat. The alleged tweet.
Safdar wants Hilali to retract his defamatory tweet in the same manner and manner as it was published to the public at large, the notice said.
Junaid’s lawyer said he would initiate civil and criminal legal proceedings against Hilali if the analyst did not apologize to his client.
The notice states that Junaid has obtained four degrees from abroad which include:
BA Politics from University of Durham
MSc Global Governance and Ethics from University College London
MSc International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science
BA Law from Cambridge University
This notice is issued in response to a tweet published by @ZafarHillaly account. The tweet was later removed.
A screen grab of a tweet from Zafar Hilali’s allegedly fake Twitter account. – Twitter
In which it was claimed that Safdar was arrested in London after obtaining a fake degree.
However, Hilali’s account is @zafarhilaly. The analyst denied it had anything to do with the tweet.
“I just saw a tweet from my account accusing Junaid Safdar of getting a fake degree from Oxford University.[ersity]”They said.
A screenshot of a tweet from Zafar Hilali’s Twitter account. – Twitter
Hilali added, “I have nothing to do with this tweet and disclaim all responsibility. Also, I have never tweeted in Urdu.”
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