Cricketer Mohammed Shami charged with domestic violence, attempt to murder in wife's complaint
India pacer Mohammed Shami and his brother have been charged with with rape, domestic violence and causing hurt with poison following a complaint by Hasin Jahan, the cricketer’s wife by Kolkata police.
The IPC sections include 307 (attempt to murder), 498A (domestic violence), 506 (criminal intimidation), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison), 34 (acts by several persons in furtherance of common intention) and 376 (rape). Some of them non-bailable and carry prison terms of 10 years or more.
“My husband’s elder brother, Hasib Ahmad, raped me when I went to my in-law’s place in Uttar Pradesh last year,” said Jahan on Friday morning.
“I have been informed by Kolkata Police officers over phone that they have slapped non-bailable sections against Shami and starting a case against him,” said Zakir Hossain, Jahan’s lawyer.
Shami and Jahan got married on April 7, 2014. They have a two-and-a-half-year old daughter.