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Al-Amin of Bangladesh receives relief in a maintenance dispute brought by his wife

Al-Amin Hossain of the Bangladesh cricket team has been granted bail after appearing in court in a maintenance lawsuit brought by his wife, Ishrat Jahan. He was granted bail after posting a 5,000 Taka bond. Following the conclusion of the hearing on September 27, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin granted him bail till October 6.

The Bangladeshi international cricketer married Ishrat Jahan in 2012 and they have two children. However, on August 1, Ishrat Jahan filed a case at Mirpur Model Thana saying that Al-Amin tormented and physically assaulted her for dowry. And, according to Ishrat’s accusation, the cricketer had abandoned the family for the last two years and was not paying for the family’s basic needs.

Furthermore, Al-Amin acknowledged having an affair and refused to live with his wife, according to the lawsuit. His wife filed the case seeking redress and the right to live quietly, and she requested that her children’s normal costs be paid by their father. Previously, on September 1, the police rescued the woman and her two children after receiving information from the National Helpline number 999.

Following his detention, Al-Amin was given an eight-week anticipatory bail by the High Court. The following day, Ishrat filed another action against the cricketer, this time demanding financial assistance for the upkeep of their children. The judge issued a warrant against him, ordering him to appear in court that day.

Al Amin made his national team debut in 2013 following a series of excellent performances on the local circuit. Mashrafe Mortaza’s replacement was regarded as the right arm fast. His crowning achievement came in the 2014 ODI series against the Windies when he ended as the top wicket-taker. He has played 46 games for the Bangla Tigers in the shorter versions of the game, taking 65 wickets in all. His last outing for Bangladesh was against Zimbabwe at Mirpur in 2020.