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Here is what Major (r) Adil Raja says amid backlash over Pakistani actresses controversy

As the heat intensified on Major (r) Adil Raja, he claimed that he never took the names of the actresses being associated with the allegations. He also condemned the defamation of the actresses. 

Major (r) Adil Raja, who is the former spokesman of the Pakistan Ex-Serviceman Society, has strongly reacted to the backlash he is receiving for the controversy he stirred after alleging that some actresses were used as ‘honey traps’ by the country’s powerful establishment.

In a series of tweets, Major (r) Adil Raja shared the initials of the actresses instead of full names, after which it became obvious to thousands of his followers to who he was referring. Social media users figured out who he had been talking about and started sharing pictures and videos of these actresses with derogatory comments.

The pictures of the actresses along with the allegations created a storm on social media. Netizens slammed Major (r) Adil Raja for making such salacious accusations against the actresses.

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The top Pakistani actresses also lashed out for the blatant character assassination. Actress Kubra Khan even announced that she would take legal action against Major (r) Adil Raja for leveling false allegations against her.

Major (r) Adil Raja responds to the backlash

As the heat intensified on Major (r) Adil Raja, he claimed that he never took the names of the actresses being associated with the allegations. He condemned the defamation of the actresses.

“There are numerous names of models, actresses, and celebrities in Pakistan and abroad, with the initials that I have mentioned. I do not endorse and condemn any of the names of the celebrities being mentioned by anyone on any forum/social media in this regard. Having said that I’m appalled at the social media trends and mindset of our society, which is fixated on the women being abused instead of the abusers and the cause of abuse,” Major Adil tweeted.

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“I’m appalled at the social media trends and mindset of our society, which is fixated on the women being abused instead of the abusers and the cause of abuse. I’m disappointed and feel ashamed at the debate on social media regarding the defamation of certain actresses,” he further added.

In a separate video statement, he reacted to Kubra Khan’s ultimatum and reiterated that he never took her name, however, she had defamed him.