Dhaka – Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny was arrested on Sunday over alleged infringement to privacy of a woman, police said.
The left-arm spinner was arrested for alleged violation of Information Communication Technology Act, officer Jamaluddin Mir said.
Sunny was arrested in Aminbazar, an outskirt of the city, following one of his female friends lodged the case with Mohammadpur Police Station.
Sunny made his First-Class debut for Dhaka division in 2001-02 season. Currently, he plays for Dhaka Metropolis. Sunny played for Chittagong Kings in the Bangladesh Premier League, which started in 2012.
Sunny made his T20I debut for Bangladesh in the first game against Sri Lanka in Chittagong in February 2014, and picked up three wickets.
He was the most successful spinner in last season’s Dhaka Premier Division, the country’s List A competition, with 29 wickets at an average of 19.13.
Sunny was the second highest wicket-taker in the ODI series against Zimbabwe in Nov-Dec 2014.
He picked up 10 wickets in three matches at an impressive average of 7.80, including two four-wicket hauls. He was later awarded the national contract from the BCB.