Mohammed Shami has dismissed all of the accusations as a marketing campaign to defame him. © AFP
An Indian court docket on Monday ordered an interim keep on an arrest warrant in opposition to quick bowler Mohammed Shami after his estranged spouse accused him of assorted crimes together with assault and sexual harassment. The cricketer was final week ordered to seem earlier than a Kolkata court docket in 15 days or face arrest, after being charged by West Bengal police in March. Shami’s lawyer Salim Rahaman instructed AFP the order was stayed on Monday by district decide Rai Chattopadhyay in Alipore Courtroom for practically two months.
“It was a warrant more procedural in nature,” Rahaman stated.
“The case was listed for further hearing on November 2.”
Shami has been locked in a protracted authorized battle together with his spouse Hasin Jahan, a former mannequin, since March 2018. She has publicly accused Shami of getting quite a few affairs and harassment.
The fees carry a most punishment of three years in jail.
Shami has dismissed all of the accusations as a marketing campaign to defame him.
Jahan has additionally accused Shami of corruption.