- Lahore court docket ordered police to report the assertion of girl who hurled critical allegations towards Pakistan cricket skipper Babar Azam
- Courtroom mentioned police should report the girl’s assertion beneath Part 154 of the Code of Felony Process, saying that it’s “a sensitive matter and the police should take immediate action as per the law”
- Girl had alleged Babar Azam of “tricking her into love, torturing her, and taking money from her”
LAHORE: A periods court docket has directed Naseerabad police to report the assertion of the girl who accused Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam of sexually assaulting her, it emerged on Thursday.
The girl, recognized as Hamiza Mukhtar, had filed a petition towards Azam within the periods court docket in December 2020, during which she claimed to be the batsman’s neighbour and old fashioned mate.
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She mentioned the cricketer had “tricked her into love” and “tortured” her when she demanded he marries her. She additional alleged that she financially supported Azam when he was a “struggling cricketer,” including that she spent “millions of rupees on him”.
A counsel for the petitioner argued earlier than the court docket that Babar Azam allegedly raped their consumer beneath the false pretext of marriage.
“The petitioner and Babar were in love and had illicit relations, and she got pregnant out of the relationship in 2015”, the girl’s counsel mentioned, including that the accused, “in connivance with his friends, managed an abortion.”
Issuing a ruling on the petition, Lahore Extra Classes Choose Muhammad Naeem directed the police to report the assertion of the girl beneath Part 154 of the Code of Felony Process, saying that it was “a sensitive matter and the police should take immediate action as per the law.”
The court docket additionally ordered Hamiza to seem earlier than the assigned Station Home Officer (SHO) and get her assertion recorded.
Neither Babar Azam nor the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued any official statements concerning the matter.
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