Wasim Akram In Trouble As Arrest Warrant Is Issued Against Him

Updated: 11 January 2017 09:37 IST

Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram was involved in a road rage case in 2016 which has led to his arrest warrant.

Wasim Akram In Trouble As Arrest Warrant Is Issued Against Him
A bailable arrest warrant has been issued against former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram. © AFP

Karachi:

A sessions court in Karachi on Tuesday issued a bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan's former captain Wasim Akram after he missed 31 hearings of a case he filed against a retired army major after a road accident last year.

Akram had filed a case against Major (retd) Aminur Rehman and associates last August after he was involved in a road accident with the retired army man.

The major had drawn a revolver and fired a shot after his vehicle collided with Akram's Mercedes while the former captain was returning home after conducting a fast bowlers' camp at the National Stadium.

Sources said that the matter was settled amicably between the two parties in a few days after the intervention of influential people and that is why no one had attended the hearings of the case, which was initially registered at Bahadurabad police station at Akram's behest.

The sessions court has set the next date of hearing for January 17 and directed police to ensure Akram makes an appearance.

The fast bowling great is in Australia with his family for the Pakistan and Australia series.

Topics : Pakistan Wasim Akram Cricket
Highlights
  • Wasim Akram 1st played international cricket in 1984
  • He helped Pakistan win the 1992 World Cup
  • He captained Pakistan for a long time
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