A fatwa has reportedly been issued against Mumbai-based model Arshi Khan for claiming that she had sex with Pakistan’s star cricketer, Shahid Afridi.
She had written on Twitter:
“Yes, I had sex with Afridi! Do I need the Indian media’s permission to sleep with someone? It’s my personal life. For me it was love.”
The fatwa has been issued against her by some section of Pakistan clergy.
While the news about the fatwa is yet to be confirmed, Arshi said she is “disappointed” over the development.
Very disappointed with Pakistan. Not a word of support for me from anyone against d fatwa. Wake up Pakistan @SAfridiOfficial
— Arshi Khan (@ArshiKOfficial) October 31, 2015
The news came to light when on Wednesday, Khan sent out a tweet with a link to a news, asking many known news agencies if the news was correct.
— Arshi Khan (@ArshiKOfficial) October 28, 2015
While there was as such no reaction from any of the news media on Saturday, Khan took matters in her own hands and reacted to the “alleged” fatwa and tweeted:
— Arshi Khan (@ArshiKOfficial) October 29, 2015
She also contacted the news network which had initially reported the news and said: