Patari’s CEO and co-founder Khalid Bajwa has stepped down after allegations of sexual harassment. This was revealed by Patari through their official Facebook page.
According to Patari official statement the allegations were already under investigation before two girls came forward through social media.
Mehravar Ali alleged that Khalid Bajwa hugged him in public gatherings in uncomfortable way, she also shared screen chats in which Khalid Bajwa can be seen trying to flirt the girl while talking about her pictures and wanting to ‘see more’.
I mean, this is the most recent convo I have after which I kind of gave up and couldn’t make any more excuses so just stopped replying and blocked him. I felt uncomfortable and overpowered by a man twice my age. We bumped into each other once or twice in public spaces/social e
— mehr (@mehronnehr) April 11, 2018
Another girl Zainab also came forward, she said I knew that I was not the only girl going through this. She also shared some inappropriate chat and alleged that she was just 17 when this all happened.
these Khalid Bajwa screenshots are making me nauseous just reading them, what a ghaleez perv.
— Ahmed (@azkhawaja1) April 11, 2018
Some asked questions that if they were being harassed then why they prolonged the chat or talked with him?
Ok khalid bajwa wz begging in dm but why gurl tried to prolong the conversation just to get attention on Twitter. Useless fellas on both sides..
— Justice for (Noor fatima) (@Emaqeelkh) April 11, 2018
After the allegations Khalid Bajwa deactivated his twitter account. He didn’t come forward to clarify the issue of to defend himself.