Monday December 20, 2021

Cricketer Yasir Shah Accused of Aiding in Minor Girl Rape

LAHORE: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who is a key member of Pakistan’s Test team, has been named in a case registered at Islamabad’s Shalimar police station for allegedly aiding in the rape and harassment of a 14-year-old girl.

In the FIR, the girl said that Yasir Shah’s friend, Farhan, had allegedly raped her at gunpoint, filmed her ordeal, and harassed her.

“When I approached Yasir Shah on WhatsApp and told him about the incident, he made fun of me and said that he likes underage girls,” the complainant alleged in the FIR, the report said.

The girl further alleged that the Test cricketer had warned her of “dire consequences” if she approached the authorities over the incident.

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