Hyderabad: La' affaire Sania-Shoaib-Ayesha
ended abruptly on Wednesday with Pakistani
cricketer sending divorce paper to Ayesha
Siddique, who in turn agreed to withdraw her
criminal complaint of cheating aganst him.

In a complete volte-face, Shoaib Malik, who
had refused to give Hyderabad girl Ayesha
a divorce saying he had not married in the
first place, signed the divorce papers
following a compromise came out with the
intervention of muslim leaders including
Minority Welfare Minister Mohammad
Ahmedullah and reprersentative from the
three families.

Shoaib who had earlier denied any marriage
with Ayshe admitted on telephone wedding
later and also said that he had been shown
the photograph of another woman.

My daughter is relieved and she is very
happy. Justice has been done, said Ayesha's
mother Farisa Sidiqque to the reporters
adding her daughter would now withdraw
the case. Addressing a joint press
conference with some community elders
and a relative of Sania. She said that comp-
romise had reached without any compensa-
tion. Shoaib paid Rs.15000/- as monthly
maintinance for three months as per Islamic
Law. Talaq my daughter only wanted. She
got it after so long. This chapter is closed
for us she said refusing to take further