Monday, March 12, 2018

Police approaches BCCI in Mohammed Shami case

Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami

Kolkata Police, which is investigating Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to seek information of the route of his last match in South Africa.

A case has been registered against Shami on the basis of a written complaint filed by his wife Hasin Jahan, who has claimed that Shami has been having extra-marital affairs and also alleged that he abused her physically and mentally.

According to Hasin Jahan, the pacer had travelled to Dubai after India's tour to South Africa to meet a Pakistani girl. Investigating into Jahan's claims that Shami had stayed back in Dubai, the Police have sent a letter to the cricket governing body regarding the information of Shami's route for his last match to South Africa.

Mohammed Shami has been charged under various non-bailable and bailable sections of the IPC, including Section 498A, which deals with cruelty to a woman by her husband or his relatives, Section 307 - attempt to murder, Section 323 - punishment for voluntarily causing hurt, Section 376 - rape, Section 506 - criminal intimidation, Section 328 and Section 34. He has rejected all the allegations and said someone is misleading his wife. Shami and Jahan wed in 2014.

Also Read: Shami's wife Hasin Jahan says she tried to reason out with him

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