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Australian cricketer arrested over domestic violence incident; Report

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 • Tamil Sport News Comments
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Former Australian batsman Michael Slater has been arrested from his residence in Sydney by the New South Wales (NSW) police over an incident of domestic violence, as per the Australian media. The police had begun an investigation on the matter on Tuesday after receiving a complaint last week.

"Officers attached to the Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced an investigation yesterday [on Tuesday] after receiving reports of a domestic violence incident alleged to have occurred on Tuesday 12 October 2021. Following inquiries, detectives attended a home at Manly about 9:20 a.m. and spoke with a 51-year-old man. He has since been arrested and taken to Manly police station," NSW Police reportedly said in a statement on Wednesday.

Michael Slater was part of the Australian cricket team from 1993 to 2001, having played 74 Tests 42 ODIs, before becoming a cricket commentator for the next 15 years. The cricketer's representative has not issued a statement on the arrest yet.

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