A football player from Ghana, who was in jail in a drug case, died in police custody at Chattogram Medical College Hospital on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Frank En Tim Tham, 40.Senior Jail Superintendent Md Kamal Hossain said Frank was in jail for the past four months in a drugs case.
He was hospitalised after he fell sick with fever and cough on Wednesday, he said.
He did of septic shock, Hossain said quoting the doctors.
Officer-in-Charge of Bakolia Police Station Nezam Uddin said police arrested two foreigners including Frank along with Yaba from Shah Amanat area on January 4. The duo had been playing for different clubs in Bangladesh, he said.UNB