Hyderabad, Apr 7: The Siddiqui family confirmed that Shoaib Malik has signed the divorce papers to end his marriage with Ayesha Siddiqui.
Addressing a press conference, Siddiqui's father, Mohammad Siddiqui said the issue was resolved late on Tuesday, Apr 6 night due to the intervention of the mediators and negotiators form both the sides which included Minority Minister, Khalid Rasood Khan and a family friend of Siddiquis, Shams Babar.
There has been no monetary settlement in the divorce deal, besides the maintenance amount of Rs 5000 per month for a period of three months, the father said, stressing that this was required by the Islamic law.
Ayesha Siddiqui, however, did not appear before the cameras. The only mention of her was when her mother, Farisa Siddiqui, said that Ayesha was very relieved.
The FIR filed against the Pakistani cricketer in Hyderabad have also been withdrawn, say media reports.
This comes weeks after high drama with Shoaib Malik denying that he was ever married to Ayesha leading to criminal cases of cheating and harassment slapped against him.
Ayesha Siddiqui raised a cry over the 2002 marriage when the news of marriage between Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza hit the headlines.