The wife of Hassan Ali, Samiyah Arzoo, has denied the news of her family receiving threats from Pakistani fans after Pakistan lost the semi-final to Australia.
An imposter Twitter account claiming to be her had claimed that Hassan Ali, his wife, and daughter are receiving threats and that their life is in danger. Samiyah Arzoo took to her Instagram account and called it a fake account. She said that she is not active on Twitter and asked the users to report the account.
The imposter account had tagged Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan Cricket Board to take action against threats. Samiyah Arzoo shared the screenshot of the tweet on her Instagram account and called it fake.
“So many tweets circulating from this fake account that I, Hassan, and my daughter are getting threats from the people of Pakistan, which is wrong,” she wrote in an Instagram story.
“Instead, we have seen tons of support. Please don’t believe any such statements and don’t follow any such accounts on Twitter pretending to be me.
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“I am not on Twitter. Please report the accounts claiming to be me,” she added.
India’s propaganda against Pakistan
A score of Pakistani journalists claimed that fake Indian accounts are behind online abuse against Hassan Ali.
Hassan Ali had been a weakling in the T20 World Cup 2021 semifinal match against Australia. He proved to be an expensive bowler, leaking runs. Ali also dropped a crucial catch of Wade in the match that turned out to be a turning point partially causing Pakistan to lose the match.
Pakistani social media users had expressed their anger against Hasan Ali in the heat of the moment but later came out in big support and sent him messages of appreciation. Cricket fans of Pakistan all over the world celebrated the journey of the Pakistan cricket team in the World Cup and expressed hope that they will continue to grow bigger and better in the future.
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At this point, some Indian verified Twitter accounts were spotted spreading fake news. A tweet on one of the accounts read, that Hassan Ali is being targeted due to his religious sect and also because he married an Indian-Muslim girl.