Cricketer Shahadat Hossain's wife nabbed over housemaid beating

Cricketer Shahadat Hossain’s wife nabbed over housemaid beating


Cricketer Shahadat Hossain’s wife has been arrested in Dhaka on charges of torturing an underage house help. The pacer and his wife have been absconding since a case was registered against them under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.Miprur police OC Bhuiyan Mahbub Hasan said that Jesmin Jahan was arrested from her father’s home at the capital’s Malibagh early on Sunday.Shahadat filed a police complaint on Sep 6 claiming the house help had gone missing.But several hours later, the 11-year-old girl alleged the cricketer and his wife used to torture her.Police said one Khandkar Mozzamel Haque found the girl at Mirpur and took her to the local police.Haque later filed the case.

Hossain last played for Bangladesh in May against Pakistan. He went off the field on the first day of first Test following a leg injury.The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had him treated in Australia and he was undergoing a rehabilitation program.The BCB had said that the reports of torturing a minor was ‘utterly embarrassing’ and banned the paceman from all forms of cricket until the charges are settled.


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