Under-fire Shami ready to 'talk it out' with wife

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018 11:48 hrs
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A day after Mohammed Shami was booked under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the basis of a domestic violence complaint filed by his wife, the pacer said he is ready to talk the issue out with his wife.

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"If this matter can be solved by talking, nothing can be better than that. Only patch up will do good for us and our daughter. If I have to go to Kolkata to solve the matter, I will. I am ready to talk, whenever she wants," Shami told media here.

Shami has been charged under various non-bailable and bailable sections of the IPC, including section 498A, which deals with cruelty to a woman by her husband or his relatives, Section 307 - attempt to murder, Section 323 - punishment for voluntarily causing hurt, Section 376 - rape, Section 506 - criminal intimidation, Section 328 and Section 34.

The fast bowler's wife Hasin Jahan had claimed that Shami was having extra-marital affairs and alleged that he abused her physically and mentally.

Reflecting, Shami said, "Past few days have been quite stressful. I have not eaten properly and the cricket practice has also come to a standstill."

He had earlier refuted all the allegations and said that someone was misleading his wife.

"I am tired of repeating myself again and again. I want all the allegations against me to be investigated thoroughly," Shami said.

Shami and Jahan tied the knot in 2014. 

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