Hossain Charged

Bangladesh cricketer Shahadat Hossain has been charged for torturing his maid.

Hossain was taken away by policemen after he surrendered before a court in Dhaka.

Police in Bangladesh have charged the cricketer and his wife with torturing their former domestic servant, an 11-year-old girl.

The couple is currently on bail and deny charges of employing and assaulting a minor. If found guilty Hossain and his wife may face a lengthy jail term up to 14 years plus a fine.

Bangladesh’s cricket board has suspended the medium-fast bowler.

The case is to be heard on 12 January.