Cuttack: In a shocking incident, former Odisha Ranji team captain Haladhar Das was detained by the police here today after his reckless driving left several people injured.
According to reports, several people were injured after the wicket keeper-batsman’s car hit them from Mangalabag square to Chahatghata in the city in four different incidnets.
The cricketer was allegedly in an inebriated condition and hit 15 to 20 vehicles on the way after losing control over the vehicle, sources said.
The locals who gave a chase to the drunk cricketer’s car and finally stopped it at Chahataghat and handed him to local police.
By the time of filing this report, the cricketer was under detaintaion at Bidanasi police station and he was not able to speak properly as he was allegedly in an inebriated state, sources added.
“After chasing the car the locals stopped it at Chahataghat and handed over Haladhar to us,” said Bidanasi PS Inspector-In-Charge Pradipta Kumar Das.