Updated January 7th, 2024 at 22:51 IST
Cricketer turned MP Shakib Al Hasan slaps fan, video goes viral | WATCH
The incident adds a new chapter to the cricketer's history of temperamental issues read more in detail below
Newly elected Member of Parliament Shakib Al Hasan is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. A video circulating on social media captures the Bangladesh cricket legend slapping a fan during the poll day proceedings. The incident has sparked outrage and discussions about the cricketer's behavior.
The viral video depicts the chaotic scene when Shakib Al Hasan, elected from Magura-1 for Awami League, went to observe the voting process. Massive crowds, drawn by his legendary cricket career, surrounded him, with fans eager to get close for a selfie.
Amidst the frenzy, a fan attempted to grab Shakib's hand, provoking a swift and unexpected slap from the cricketer.
While the exact timing of the video remains unverified, reports suggest that the incident occurred as Shakib was approaching one of the voting booths. The video's rapid spread across social media platforms has intensified the scrutiny on the cricketer-turned-politician.
The incident has triggered a wave of criticism, given Shakib Al Hasan's influential status and massive fan following. Netizens expressed their disappointment, questioning the appropriateness of the cricketer's reaction.
The video quickly went viral, prompting discussions on sports personalities and their responsibilities towards their fans.
This is not the first time Shakib Al Hasan has faced criticism for losing his temper. As the video continues to circulate and spark debates, Shakib Al Hasan finds himself at the center of controversy yet again.
The incident adds a new chapter to the cricketer's history of temperamental issues, leaving fans and critics alike to ponder the impact of such actions on his public image and future political career.
Published January 7th, 2024 at 22:51 IST