Rugby star backs drive to tackle domestic abuse
Eastern Eye Staff
by NADEEM BADSHAH Ikram Butt has gone from facing fearsome tackles on the rugby field to tackling domestic violence. The former England international, 48, works with the White Ribbon campaign, which highlights abuse against women and girls. Butt, the first British Asian to play rugby for England, told Eastern Eye some clubs and governing bodies could do more to highlight the issue, but praised the work of Leicestershire cricket club. The county’s CEO, Wasim Khan, will be playing alongside Butt in two cricket games in September to raise awareness of the charity’s work. It comes after Mustafa Bashir, 33, who…
You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.