Salim Mehajer investigated over alleged 'domestic violence' incident as controversial developer denies split with wife

Melissa Hills

Former Auburn deputy major Salim Mehajer is reportedly being investigated over an alleged domestic violence incident which took place over the Anzac long weekend.

News Corp reports that the controversial politician turned up at his sister-in-law's house in Horsley near Wollongong and was allegedly 'yelling, screaming and knocking at the door'.

The couple have been consistently in the media since their wedding last year. Photo: Facebook

His wife Aysha, who used to be called April Learmonth and is a former beautician, was reportedly staying with her sister when her husband turned up and demanded the keys to the Mercedes that she had been using.

Police want to interview Aysha in connection with the incident but she has reportedly flown north to the Gold Coast.

Officers are reportedly considering seeking an AVO against her politician and property developer husband.

A spokesman for NSW Police told Daily Mail "an investigation is underway following a an alleged domestic violence incident at a home in Horsley on Monday."

"The incident involved a 29-year-old man. Police have spoken to witnesses and they are assisting with inquiries."

Mr Mehajer has tried to play down split rumours which have dogged the couple for months. Aysha reportedly moved out of their shared home in March.

The property developer told News Corp on Tuesday: “Aysha and I are not separated, we are living happily, just away from our Lidcombe residence — somewhere in Sydney. Kind regards, Salim Mehajer."

He also denied knowing why police would be investigating him and added, “Once I find out I will inform you.”

Before the couple's extravagant wedding last August, Aysha was a country girl called April who had grown up in Woonona, near Wollongong.

Mr Mehajer posted this photo on his Facebook page on Tuesday night trying to stop speculation that his marriage was on the rocks. Photo: Facebook

Mr Mehajer has kept a firm front on social media with regular photos of his wife and messages about how their love is unbreakable.

On Tuesday night he wrote on his Facebook page, "When they try turning on you, don't look back."

"Our love is too great to destroy my_princess_forever_," accompanied by a photo of the couple walking down a beach. It is not known how old the photo is.

Yahoo7 has reached out to Mr Mehaher for comment but is yet to receive a response.