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Cricketer Shami charged with sexual harassment

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Indian Mohammed was on Thursday charged with domestic violence and by the police here on the basis of his wife's complaint.

"A chargesheet has been filed against Mohammed under section 498A (domestic violence) and 354A (Sexual harassment). The case will begin in a month," a of the said.

The chargesheet was filed against the fast bowler nearly a year after his wife lodged a police complaint, levelling multiple charges against and four of his family members.

However, Shami's said the police had dropped three prime charges levelled by Jahan including of rape, attempt to murder and physical assault, from the chargesheet.

News of the cricketer's marital discord became public last year when his wife Jahan, a former model, to to accuse him of domestic violence and extra-marital affairs with a number of women.

Shami last played in the just-concluded One Day International series against Australia, where he picked five wickets in four matches.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 20:12 IST
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