Cricketer’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, 22, Bangladeshi cricketer and a middle order batsman who married his cousin Sharmi Samira Usha six years ago, is accused of driving his wife out of hishome and torturing her over dowry.

He has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13-28 in the UAE.

Her lawyer Rezaul Karim Dulal has alleged that Mosaddek has been torturing her for a dowry for a long time. Though the cricketer did not immediately respond for comments on the case.

“She has started the case after spreading false and misleading information as she did not get the money,” Mosaddek sent her a divorce letter on August 15 but she demanded more money than mentioned in the marriage documents,” brother of the cricketer said.