Lahore: Asad Rauf, Pakistani umpire who has been accused by a Mumbai-based model of sexually exploiting her on the pretext of marrying her, has said that he will consult with his lawyer to take legal action against Leena Kapoor, the Bollywood starlet.
Rauf, an ICC elite panel upmire, while talking to Pakistani media said that Leena, 21, had taken pictures with him by posing as fan. He added that she requested him to recommending her for the reality TV show “Bigg Boss” as he has good relations with people in Bollywood.
“But the show’s organisers said that they do not accept entries via recommendations or references, so I ended contact with her,” he said.
Leena Kapoor, in her written complaint to DCP Mumbai, accused Rauf of exploiting her sexually for months after promising he would marry her. The cricketer turned umpire denied the relations saying “all I can say at the moment is that there is no truth in these allegations. I cannot make such relations at the ripe old age of 56.”
Updated at: 12 December 2013
Germany join Belgium in quarters, Pakistan out NEW DELHI: Germany made a statement why they are the defending World Champions by decimating minnows Egypt 6-0 in a Pool A clash to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Tuesday.
Pakistan, on the other hand, failed to qualify for the last eight after they drew Belgium 2-2 despite leading 2-0 at one point in the last Pool A clash. With two wins and a draw, Belgium (seven points) topped the pool ahead of five-time champions ...
Updated at: 12 December 2013
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Hyatt introduced High Street, an umbrella brand that offers products from ...
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