Star Indian pacer Mohammed Shami broke silence over the ongoing controversy surrounding him and his wife Hasin Jahan.

Talking to ABP news, Shami said people were making fun of the entire episode. “Since it is in public domain, people are making jokes and fun of the entire episode. Families from both sides are trying to sort things out, I am in touch with all of them,” he said.

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Shami also claimed that the cell-phone that purportedly had the controversial images and WhatsApp chats shared by his wife did not belong to him.

“The mobile phone which my wife claims to be mine does not belong to me,” he said in the interview.

The cricketer also said Hasin Jahan was under “somebody’s influence” and that she was being “brainwashed”.

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“I won’t blame my wife, she is under someone’s influence and is being brainwashed. We often fought in the past but sorted it out…,” he said.

Talking about the audio recording that Hasin Jahan leaked on Saturday, Shami said, “The audio recording shared by my wife needs to be taken to the lab for verifying its authenticity.”

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On March 7, Hasin Jahan had claimed that Shami along with his family members tortured her, and that he had affairs with several women.

She had also said she would approach the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to discuss on the same matter.

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