Kolkata Police level sexual harassment charge against Mohammed Shami

first_imgKolkata Police level sexual harassment charge against Mohammed ShamiKolkata Police has filed a chargesheet against Mohammed Shami at the Alipore police court, where he has been charged under sections 498A (dowry harassment) and 354A (sexual harassment).advertisement India Today Web Desk New DelhiMarch 14, 2019UPDATED: March 14, 2019 18:45 IST Mohammed Shami has been charged under non-bailable sections by Kolkata Police. (Mohammed Shami Instagram Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMohammed Shami has been charged by Kolkata Police for dowry and sexual harassmentShami had been accused of domestic violence and sexual abuse by his wife Hasin Jahan last yearShami last represented India in the just-concluded ODI series vs AustraliaIndia’s fast bowler Mohammed Shami has been charged with non-bailable offences by Kolkata Police as they submitted a chargesheet against the India player before the Alipore police court. In the chargesheet, Shami has been charged under sections 498A (dowry harassment) and 354A (sexual harassment).Shami has had a long-standing case with his wife Hasin Jahan after the latter first came out with screenshots of his alleged affair on social media.Shami last played for India in the just-concluded ODI series against Australia, where he picked five wickets in four matches.A chargesheet has been filed against cricketer Mohammed Shami. He has been charged under IPC 498A (dowry harassment) and 354A (sexual harrasment).(file pic) pic.twitter.com/6o6sBbtqY8ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019Shami and Hasin Jahan’s bitter spat came to light on March 7 last year when she exposed his alleged extra-marital affair. Shami then went on to accuse that that was all a conspiracy to ruin his career.Hasin Jahan had even levelled match fixing accusations against Shami following which he was omitted from the central contracts list by the BCCI pending investigations.BCCI therefore completed their internal investigation on match fixing accusations and gave him a clean chit and reinstated his central contract. According to the latest central contracts list, Shami has been given a Grade A contract (Rs 5 lakh).Hasin Jahan then levelled further accusations against Shami and his family accusing the cricketer of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Shami, however, maintained that Jahan’s accusations were baseless.Jahan lodged a police case at the Kolkata police headquarters in Lal Bazaar on March 8, 2018, accusing him of torture, physical abuse and mental harassment.advertisementAmidst the battle on the personal front, Shami’s performances on the cricketing field had suffered too.He was even left out of the Afghanistan Test for being unfit. However, Shami has come back to form since the past few months and has made his way back into the Test and ODI setup.Also Read | Mohammed Shami vs Hasin Jahan: A timeline of bitter spats, alleged threats and high dramaAlso Read | Mohammed Shami invites India teammates home ahead of 5th ODI vs AustraliaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Mohammed ShamiFollow Hasin JahanFollow Kolkata policelast_img