Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah named in a case concerning the alleged rape of a minor girl
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Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah named in a case concerning the alleged rape of a minor girl: Pakistani pacer Yasir Shah has been named in a police case concerning the alleged rape of a minor girl in Pakistan. An FIR on the same has been lodged on 19th December in Islamabad’s Shalimar police station by the victim’s aunt.

The case was registered against cricketer Yasir Shah and one of his friends named Farhan under sections 376 (punishment for rape), 292-B and 292-C (child pornography) of the Pakistan Penal code.

It has been reported that the incident happened on 14th August, this year. The police hasn’t made any arrest as of yet.

As per the complainant, the minor girl, who is a metric student, was taken to a flat on 14th August forcefully by Farhan. Later he sexually assaulted her at a gunpoint and also made a video.

When the girl tried to defend herself, Farhan threatened to release her video in public and kill her. Farhan later also called Yasir Shah to threaten her.

“Yasir said that he was an international and famous player and threatened her with legal action,” the woman said.

As of now, Yasir Shah hasn’t made any comments on the matter.

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While Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made a statement about the allegations levelled against the cricketer.

“We have noted that some allegations have been levelled against one of our Centrally Contracted players. The PCB is presently gathering information at its end and will only offer a comment when in possession of complete facts,” said PCB.

Yasir Shah, 35-years old, has featured in 73 international matches in his career, including Test, ODI and T20Is in which he has uprooted 259 wickets at an average of 32.79. Moreover, the pacer has 17 five wickets haul in his career.

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