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Kolkata Police file formal charges against Shami

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The have filed a formal charge-sheet in the case of and against Indian

The formal charges, filed in an Alipore court, comes around a year after Shami's wife filed a police complaint levelling multiple allegations against the and his family.

"I have been told that police have submitted the charge-sheet mentioning IPC sections 498A (domestic violence) and 354A (sexual harassment)," Jahan told the media.

Jahan's informed that the police appeared to have filed charges under two counts.

Shami's said they will respond soon, adding that the police had dropped three of the main allegations, including of rape by Shami's elder brother rape, attempt to murder and physical assault.

"The only two sections slapped against my client are that of and sexual abuse. Let summons be issued against us and we will also respond accordingly," Rahaman said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:36 IST
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