Cricketer Mohammed Shami’s Estranged Wife Model Hasin Jahan Joins Congress

| October 17 , 2018 , 11:53 IST

Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami who made headlines earlier this year after accusing him of domestic violence, made her political debut by joined the Congress party in Mumbai on Tuesday.

The Mumbai Congress confirmed her joining in the presence of state president Sanjay Nirupam and also shared pictures from the joining ceremony, tweeting, "Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam today welcomed Model Hasin Jahan , wife of Cricketer Mohammed Shami to Congress family."

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami's estranged wife Hasin Jahan filed a domestic violence case against him and others in the Alipore court in Kolkata in April this year, 1 day after their 4th wedding anniversary. She had earlier pressed charges of domestic violence under Section 498A against Shami, his mother Anjuman Ara Begum, his sister Sabina Anjum, his brother Md Hasib Ahamed and Hasib’s wife Shama Parveen.

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Jahan had accused Shami of infidelity and domestic assault. She had also accused the player of match-fixing. However, the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) freed the player of all match-fixing allegations and eventually awarded him a Grade B contract.

Hasin Jahan has demanded Rs 10 lakhs monthly maintenance from the cricketer for bearing her and their daughter Aairah's expenses. She has filed a petition at a Kolkata court for seeking the amount.

In July, she announced that she has returned to her modelling career to make a dignified living and bring up her three-year-old daughter. She has been taking projects from her old contacts and travel back and forth from Kolkata to Mumbai for work.