Pakistani pop star faces 2 years in jail after ‘threatening’ Modi with snakes in viral video

A Pakistani singer has accused the native wildlife safety company of doing Indian PM Narendra Modi’s bidding after a video, that noticed her posing with big snakes and promising to set them at Modi, landed her in authorized bother.

Rabi Pirzada, a Pakistani pop singer and a TV host, faces a superb and as much as two years in jail after a clip of her cuddling a large snake whereas denouncing New Dehli for revoking the Kashmir autonomy has gained traction on-line.

In the video, initially posted on the singer’s YouTube channel on September 2, and later picked up by native TV, Pirzada goes on an indignant tirade berating Modi for “harassing Kashmiris” and saying that her reptile pals are particular “gifts” for the Indian PM.

“See what I have prepared for you. So get ready to die in hell. Okay? And these friends of mine will feast on you,” the singer says in a clip, earlier than introducing her menacing-looking pals, together with an alligator.

The video, that was allegedly filmed in the singer’s magnificence salon in Lahore, capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province,  has since racked up virtually 100,000 views, making headlines in each Indian and Pakistani media.

However, it was not till this week that the Punjab Wildlife Protection and Parks Department has launched an inquiry into the starlet for protecting unique animals, in Pirzada’s case – at the least 4 pythons, an alligator and snakes – at her salon.

The Pakistani Wildlife Act explicitly prohibits turning such species into pets, Wildlife Protection official Sohail Ashraf mentioned, as quoted by Pakistan’s The News International, including that no allow exists that could possibly be obtained to legalize their possession. The official mentioned that Pirzada is now taking a look at as much as a two-year stint in jail for violating the legislation, including that the authorized proceedings have been launched after she repeatedly flaunted unique animals on social media and, in parituclar, after her now notorious clip was aired on TV.

However, the singer herself insists that it was her anti-Modi rant, and never her affection for large-size slithery creatures that had received her into bother.

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