LAHORE – Federal Investigation Company (FIA) cybercrime circle has summoned Pakistan cricket workforce skipper Babar Azam weeks after he was accused of sexual and monetary about by his ex-class fellow.
Babar, 26, was summoned on Thursday however he excused from visiting the officers on account of some engagements.
The star batsman requested the FIA to reschedule the summons, after which he has been requested to look earlier than the workforce subsequent week.
On Wednesday, he began web observe on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) after lacking out all of the matches of Pakistan in opposition to New Zealand owing to thumb damage.
Babar’s thumb was injured throughout web observe in Queens City on Dec 12. Regardless of lacking out all of the matches, Babar remained with the workforce in New Zealand.
The New Zealand collection was Babar’s first as Check captain and now he has to steer Pakistan within the dwelling collection in opposition to South Africa ranging from Jan 26 with the primary Check scheduled to be performed in Karachi. The second Check is scheduled to be performed in Rawalpindi from Feb four following which the 2 groups will play three T20Is in Lahore from Feb 11 to 14.
Final month, police in Punjab capital declared Hamiza Mukhtar’s accusations in opposition to Babar Azam as false after the complainant remained unable to supply any concrete proof to assist her claims.
The investigating officer (IO) submitted a report within the periods courtroom on Tuesday, saying that an utility to register a case on the lady’s accusations had been filed in 2017. Nevertheless, it appears as if the lady’s allegations usually are not true, said the report.
In its report, the police additionally requested the courtroom to wrap up the grievance below the provisions of the Structure.
The counsel of Babar Azam, Barrister Harris Azmat, argued earlier than the courtroom that his consumer is a nationwide hero. Furthermore, the complainant is blackmailing him since 2016.
He claimed that police probe had discovered Azam harmless after which the petitioner had prolonged an apology to his consumer. The counsel implored the courtroom to dismiss the petition
Hamiza Mukhtar, 24, claims to be a former girlfriend of the nationwide cricket captain. She contends that Azam allegedly sexually assaulted her on the false guarantees of marriage, and that she acquired pregnant out of wedlock however needed to go for abortion on the cricketer’s insistence.
Speaking to DailyPakistan Tuesday night, Hamiza says she has moved a complete of 5 petitions within the courtroom and can proceed her battle until she will get justice. She added that the counsels of Babar Azam have purchased extra time from the courtroom for arguments.
Earlier this month, an area courtroom had dismissed her utility in opposition to harassment and blackmailing by the cricketer’s household.