Domestic Violence: Police seizes Indian Cricketer Shami’s cell phone

Published by Kashmir News Trust on March 13, 2018, 12:42 pm

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Kolkotta: After allegations of domestic violence and match-fixing were leveled against Mohammed Shami by his wife Hasin Jahan, Kolkata Police has sought details of the Indian pacer's whereabouts after the series ended. As per a report published in The Indian Express, police have written a letter to BCCI to seek information about his travel details, particularly his stay in Dubai.

"We have sent a letter to the BCCI and (we are) waiting for their response. We have sought details of his (Shami) tours and routes. We are yet to receive any response from the body,” Joint Commissioner of Kolkata Police (Crime) Praveen Tripathi told The Indian Express on Monday.

The report added that Shami's mobile phone has also been seized by the police.

“We have seized the mobile phone and also some documents from the complainant. The mobile will be sent for forensic testing to verify certain things, including the audio clip voice. We will also investigate what network was being used with regard to the mobile and the applications that had been en vogue to communicate with people,” police said.

The Kolkata Police had booked four of Shami's family members on various charges after Hasin lodged a case last week, according to a report on News A case has been registered against the India bowler under section 307 (attempt to murder), 498-A (subjecting a woman to cruelty), 376 (punishment for rape), 323 (causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

The 28-year-old pacer, meanwhile, said he was ready for all legal proceedings and was planning to go to Kolkata to help sort the matter out.