Singer Aima Baig has served a authorized discover to a neighborhood media outlet that dug out an previous interview of hers to “falsely” report that she had stated she had a crush on her brother, who’s seven years older than her.
Disgusted by the “shameless yellow journalism” and allegations put towards her, the Baazi crooner, on Friday, shared photos of the court docket doc on her Instagram Story and urged her business colleagues additionally to take a stand towards “pretend reporting”.
“That is excessive time once we ought to stand towards yellow journalism and pretend reporting (which is barely achieved for the sake of feedback and likes). I’ve had sufficient, so I’m standing up for myself and plenty of others from changing into their subsequent prey,” penned Baig, whereas sharing images of the discover.
“A perusal of impugned information/publish/story makes it abundantly clear, that you’ve purposely lied to the general public with the culpable malicious intention to defame my shopper,” learn the authorized doc shared on-line. The discover additionally said that the digital media outlet “attributed an unfaithful, false, and scandalous assertion” to Baig and “unfold the pretend information” that she had a crush on her elder brother.
The doc additional learn, “A transparent and neutral listening of the previous interview of my shopper referred to by you in your publish/story, would reveal with out room for any doubt that my shopper by no means made such a press release which you might have attributed to her. It’s abundantly clear that you just your self have misused the content material of her interview and distorted it, and intentionally with a mala fide intention picked it out of context and misapplied it in your condemnable act to tarnish the popularity and fame of my shopper.”
The defamation swimsuit demanded Rs100 million in damages from the publication and to “tender an unconditional and written apology inside 48 hours” of receiving the discover. The apology as said within the swimsuit must also be revealed on all their social media platforms together with Instagram, Fb, YouTube and Twitter, with the unfaithful information report deleted as properly.
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