HYDERABAD: Pakistani opener Sharjeel Khan has claimed that he had received a threatening call from unidentified persons, who demanded extortion of Rs200,000.
In a video message on twitter, Sharjeel said, “I have been receiving threat calls from unidentified persons for many days. They are demanding extortion.”
He said the callers have also threatened him to upload his fake videos on social media.
According to media reports, the extortionists have demanded Rs200,000 from Sharjeel and he received call 10 days back.
Cricketer’s father has also confirmed threat call to his son, saying Sharjeel received telephone a few days back.
Sharjeel Khan said, “I will apprise the law enforcers about the threat. Someone trying to malign me.”
Meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stated that Sharjeel had yet to contact the cricket board, however, department concerned has been directed to look into the matter over media reports.
Courtesy : TheNews