Suspended Bangladesh fast bowler Shahadat Hossain and his wife could face lengthy jail terms after being charged with torturing their former domestic servant, an 11-year-old girl.
The couple is on bail and deny charges of employing and assaulting a minor. Hossain went to police on September 11 this year, claiming his maid had gone missing - he handed himself in on October 5.
The case will be heard next month.
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