KOLKATA (AFP) - Indian police filed expenses Thursday against speedy bowler Mohammed Shami, who has been accused of various crimes such as assault and sexual harassment by means of his estranged spouse.

Shami, who's predicted to steer India s tempo assault in the approaching cricket global Cup in England and Wales, has been locked in an extended criminal conflict with Hasin Jahan considering March 2018.

Jahan, a former model, publicly accused Shami of getting numerous affairs and harassment.

"The chargesheet has been filed against Shami below IPC 498A (for intellectual and physical torture, and dowry harassment) and 354A (for sexual harassment and assault," Dip Narayan Pakrashi, public prosecutor inside the japanese town of Kolkata, informed AFP.

"If expenses are proved (in courtroom), the punishment can also quantity to 5 years imprisonment and fine," Pakrashi delivered.

Shami has brushed off all of the accusations as a campaign to defame him.

Jahan has additionally accused Shami of corruption.

The Board of manage for Cricket in India (BCCI) had withheld Shami s agreement pending a evaluate into a chain of allegations made with the aid of his spouse, together with corruption and even tried murder.

Shami was quickly cleared of corruption charges by means of the BCCI and presented an annual retainership contract via the arena s richest cricket board.