Case filed against cricketer Mohammed Shami for domestic abuse

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami’s wife, Hasin Jahan has filed an FIR against him with the Kolkata Police.

Based on Hasin Jahan’s complaint, the police have charged Shami and his brother with rape, domestic violence, and causing hurt with poison.

Hasin Jahan has said that Shami’s elder brother raped her last year at her in-law’s house in Uttar Pradesh.

Jahan had taken to social media to accuse Shami of physical abuse and having extra-marital affairs.

Shami and Jahan met at a party of the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2012. The two got married in 2014. They have a two-and-a-half-year old daughter.

The cricketer maintains that he is innocent.

However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has put Shami’s contract on hold, citing the allegations levelled by his wife as cause for concern.

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