The Hush Post: Wasim Akram has sent a legal notice to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan. This, after she made detailed disclosures about their sex lives in her upcoming book. Wasim and four other persons have sent legal notice to Reham Khan.
The notice sent by her first husband Dr Ijaz Rehman, cricketer Wasim Akram, a British businessman, Syed Zulfikar Bukhari, and Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) media coordinator Anila Khawaja, claim that she has defamed all of them in her autobiography. Incidentally, the manuscript of it was leaked online recently.
The book ‘Reham Khan’, reportedly includes details of her talks and interactions with people in the media glare and her marriage with Imran Khan which came to an ended in a divorce 15 months later.
A “pre-action defamation protocol” letter was issued by a West London law firm to Reham on May 30.
The defamation letter is on behalf of Wasim Akram, Dr Rehman, Bukhari and Khawaja. It claims that the manuscript of her upcoming comprises a “litany of malicious, false, incorrect, highly misleading, callous, wanton, tortuous, prejudicial, damaging, libelous and defamatory” imputations against their clients.
The notice includes highly revealing and sensational accusations that Reham has made in her manuscript about Akram and the remaining three.
At pages 402 and 572 of the leaked online content of the book, Reham accused Akram of using his late wife to carry out his sexual fantasies by arranging a black man have sex with her while he watched.
“This is grossly defamatory, indecent and disrespectful to our client’s late wife. Wasim Akram is an internationally former Pakistani cricketer known across the world and a leading media personality. He is being acknowledged by cricket experts and fans as being one of the best test fast bowlers in the history of first class cricket,” the notice stated.