Kolkata: India pacer Mohammad Shami, who was caught off guard after his wife literally raised hell online and posted pictures of her 'abusive' husband's alleged extramarital affairs, on Wednesday, sought to set the house in order.
"Hi I'm Mohammad Shami. I deny all that is going on regarding my personal life. This is a conspiracy against me and it is being done to hamper my game," Shami tweeted.
His wife, Hasin Jahan, posted screenshots of Shami's alleged WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger conversations with multiple women on her Facebook account.
She also uploaded photos and phone numbers of the women. Hasin Jahan alleged that Shami and his family members had even tried to kill her.
"Everyone in their family used to torture me. His mother and brother used to abuse me. The tortures continued till 2-3 am. They even wanted to kill me," she alleged.
"He even abused me and started beating me. All this continued after he returned from South Africa. He has been doing this for quite some time now and now I have had enough," she said.
"I gave him enough time (to rectify himself) and tried to calm myself down but instead of accepting his own mistakes, he used to vent his anger on me and even threaten me, asking to keep mum for my own goodwill," she added.
Jahan's lawyer Zakir Hussain said she was still hoping Shami would change before taking any legal action.
"She is giving it some time. So we will wait a bit before taking any legal action," Hussain told IANS over phone.
Shami is currently playing in the Deodhar Trophy for India A. The 27-year-old was a vital cog in India's historic victory in Johannesburg, returning with a five-wicket haul.
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