Cricketer Shahadat’s wife gets 47-day bail
Former national team cricketer Shahadat Hossain’s wife Jesmine Nahar Nrittya was granted bail for 47 days in a case filed for torturing their 11-year-old domestic help.
Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court granted the bail till January 17, 2016 as she is the mother of an infant.
Earlier on October 4, police arrested her in the capital's Malibagh area, around a month after the case was filed with Mirpur Police Station against the couple for torturing their domestic help.
Two days after the arrest, Shahadat surrendered before a Dhaka court that sent him to jail. On September 13, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) suspended the pacer over the allegation.
On September 6, the domestic help, Mahfuza Akhter Happy, brought the allegation of torture by Shahadat and his wife.