Former Aussie Cricketer Michael Slater Arrested; Know Why
Sydney: Former Australian opener Michael Slater was arrested over domestic violence charges in Sydney on Wednesday.
According to local media reports, the 51-year-old well-known television expert was arrested in connection with an alleged incident that took place last week, New South Wales police confirmed.
“Officers attached to the Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced an investigation yesterday, after receiving reports of a domestic violence incident alleged to have occurred on Tuesday 12 October 2021,” police was quoted as saying in a statement by news agency AFP.
“Following inquiries, detectives attended a home at Manly about 9:20 am today, and spoke with a 51-year-old man.
“He has since been arrested and taken to Manly Police Station,” the police said.
Slater was a top batter of the Australian Test side for close to a decade, scoring 5,312 runs before he hung up his boots in 2004.