A video clip of actor Iffat Omar getting COVID vaccine jab along with Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema and his family has sparked outrage on social media.
Since Pakistan started a COVID vaccination drive for people above 60, earlier this month, Twittersphere is fuming at her audacity for jumping queue to get vaccinated out of turn and that too at home.
Read: Public Cries “Above The Law” As Tariq Bashir Cheema & Family Get Vaccine Shots Out Of Turn At Home
Despite the criticism, Cheema and Omar both didn’t back down. In fact, the two of them denied the accusations stating they were being administered for a Cansino vaccine trial that was sent to them by the University of Health Sciences.
However, it seems that Twitterati considered the explanation bogus, and most probably because it just didn’t add up.
Read: 5 Things Telltale Gimmicks From Nawal Cheema’s Video That Make Me Think Those Weren’t Trial Vaccine Shots
Those vaccines could have been administered to those who were actually deserving of it (citizens 60 and above), cried some.
Twitterati also called her out for hypocrisy since she pleads to be one of the most law-abiding citizens ever. It’s practice what you preach, they said!
Meet Iffat Omar. She talks about rule of law, honesty and what not and was the first one to jump queue and get herself vaccinated! pic.twitter.com/SSKFk4vvVe pic.twitter.com/xJqUhlrjDf— DR.HINA (@SIMSONIANONE) March 30, 2021
Tum kro to style, hum kry to gunnah— Ammar Ahmed Abbasi (@AmmarPak3A) March 30, 2021
The double standard of this damn shit system for the powerful mafia.
Usually, in the way Iffat Omar gives lectures on her YouTube channel it seems like she is the most honest & loyal but in reality, she is lol.#COVID19 #Covid_19 https://t.co/LNr9EZI8bY
One of them even asked celebs to call Iffat Omar out for using her privilege to get the COVID vaccine.
I sincerely hope our “celebrities” speak about Iffat Omar queue jumping for her vaccine, while millions of vulnerable people continue to live in never-ending anxiety, waiting for their turn. If they really are “influencers”, they should do the right thing and speak up.— Vaccine Baji (@BajiVaccine) March 30, 2021
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