LAHORE – A periods court docket on Thursday ordered the police to register a case in opposition to Pakistan nationwide captain Babar Azam for allegedly harassing a lady.
Extra Classes Choose Mohammad Naeem issued the order to Naseerabad Police station whereas listening to a petition filed by Hamiza, who claims to be additionally an ex-class fellow of the star batsman.
Hamiza in his petition alleged that Azam had been abused her sexually over time on the pretext of marriage. She additionally hurled different allegations
Whereas defending the allegations, counsel for the participant mentioned that the petition was attempting to blackmail his shopper, including that the lady had additionally blackmailed him in 2016.
Babar’s attorneys mentioned that the lady was demanding Rs2 million to withdraw the allegations.
Yesterday, Federal Investigation Company (FIA) cybercrime circle had summoned the skipper weeks after he was accused of sexual and monetary abuse by his former classmate.
Babar, 26, was summoned on Thursday however he excused from visiting the officers attributable to some engagements.
The star batsman requested the FIA to reschedule the summons, after which he has been requested to seem earlier than the group 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 harm.
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 group in New Zealand.
The New Zealand sequence was Babar’s first as Check captain and now he has to guide Pakistan within the house sequence 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 offer any concrete proof to help her claims.
The investigating officer (IO) submitted a report within the periods court docket 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 will not be true, said the report.
In its report, the police additionally requested the court docket to wrap up the grievance beneath the provisions of the Structure.
The counsel of Babar Azam, Barrister Harris Azmat, argued earlier than the court docket that his shopper 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 shopper. The counsel implored the court docket 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 received pregnant out of wedlock however needed to go for abortion on the cricketer’s insistence.
Earlier this month, an area court docket had dismissed her utility in opposition to harassment and blackmailing by the cricketer’s household.