Kolkata police registers case against Shami for domestic violence

The Kolkata police has registered a case against Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami, based on the complaint issued by his wife.

Mohammed Shami has been accused of several offences, including Section 307 (attempt to murder).   -  AFP Photo

The Kolkata Police has registered a case against Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami under several sections of Indian Penal Code including 498A which amounts to cruelty to a woman by her husband or his relatives.

Joint Commissioner of Kolkata Police, Praveen Tripathi, said the case has been recorded at Kolkata’s Jadavpur Police station on the basis of written complaint by the cricketer’s wife Hasin Jahan on Thursday.

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The other charges pressed against the cricketer are under Section 307 (attempt to murder), Section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), Section 376 (rape) and Section 506 (criminal intimidation).

Four other family members of the cricketer have also been named in the complaint  by the police.

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