Shoaib Akhtar Stands Firm On His Words, Ready To Fight Legal Battle Against Taffazul Rizvi

Shoaib Akhtar clarified his comments.

Former Pakistan cricket team’s fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar, has clarified his comments after the Pakistan Bar Council took a strong exception over his ‘defamatory statements’ against Taffazul Rizvi.

in a YouTube video, Shoaib Akhtar had raised questions over the performance of Pakistan Cricket Board’s legal counsel, Taffazul Rizvi. He had also called Mr. Rizvi incompetent.

Following his comments, Taffazul Rizvi filed a Rs10 million defamation lawsuit against Shoaib Akhtar.

In response, Shoaib Akhtar decided to fight the defamation lawsuit in court.

Condemning Akhtar’s comments regarding Rizvi, The Pakistan Bar Council issued a statement in favor of PCB’s legal counsel.

Shoaib Akhtar Clarifies His Comments:

In a video message, the world’s fastest bowler clarified his comments and stated that he just talked about “one particular lawyer and not the whole fraternity.”

Akhtar said that the lawyer’s community has a big role In Pakistan. He also recalled his statements in support of the lawyers’ movement in 2008.

Acknowledging the lawyers’ role in the country, Shoaib Akhtar said that this noble profession has given our society great heroes like Quaid-E-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

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