Torture: Charges pressed against cricketer Shahadat
Police today pressed charges against former national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife in a case filed over torturing his 11-year-old domestic help.
Md Shafiqur Rahman, investigating officer of the case and also officer-in-charge of Mirpur Police Station, submitted the charge sheet before Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka.
On September 6, domestic help Mahfuza Akhtar Happy brought allegations of torture by Shahadat and his wife. Later, a case was filed against the couple with Mirpur Police Station.
The suspended cricketer was sent to jail by a Dhaka court after he surrendered before it on October 6 – two days after police arrested his wife Nrittya.
Shahadat secured bail from the High Court on December 8 on health ground while his wife Jesmine Jahan Nrittya Shahadat got bail from a Dhaka court on December 1.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) suspended Shahadat on September 13 after the allegation.