Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain accused of torturing wife over dowry

first_imgBangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat has been accused by his wife of torturing her over dowry. Mosaddek married his cousin Sharmin Samira Usha six years ago.Sharmin Samira Usha has also alleged that her cricketer husband drove her out of their home earlier this month and demanded 1 million taka (INR 840133.09, USD 12,003).According to a report in bdnews24.com, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Rosina Khan admitted the charges brought by Usha against the middle-order batsman and ordered the Sadar Upazila executive officer to investigate the case.Mosaddek has been torturing Usha for dowry for a long time, her lawyer Rezaul Karim Dulal alleged. “He (Mosaddek) tortured her and drove her out of home for 1 million taka (USD 12,003) in dowry on August 15,” the lawyer claimed.The report said that the cricketer did not immediately respond for comments on the case.”They have been in disagreement since they married,” the cricketer’s brother Mosabber Hossain Moon said.Mosaddek sent her a divorce letter on August 15 but she demanded more money than mentioned in the marriage documents, the brother claimed.”She has started the case after spreading false and misleading information as she did not get the money,” Mosabber alleged.Mosaddek, 22, has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming Asia Cup to be held from September 13-28 in the UAE.last_img read more