A female cricketer has been detained by the police for trying to smuggle the contraband drug yaba.
Cricketer Nazdin Khan Mukta was detained from Bakolia's Notun Bridge area of Chattogram in the early hours of Sunday morning. At that moment, Mukta was travelling in a Dhaka-bound Greenline Paribahan coach from Cox's Bazar.
Police recovered 14,000 pieces of yaba tablets from Mukta while performing a routine drive in the coach, confirmed Officer-In-charge of Bakolia police station Pranab Chowdhury.
A case has been filed against Mukta, and she has been produced in front of a court, said Pranab.
Mukta plays regularly in the First Division League for Ansar & VDP team. She lives in the Segunbagicha area of Dhaka, and is currently enrolled at Jagannath University.