Shahadat Hossain and his wife were accused of beating and torturing their 11-year-old maid, police said today as they sought to arrest the couple.
He said that a journalist found her near his house and brought her to the police station. The minor complained of sickness after being rescued.
"She got her complaints recorded as we saw injury marks on her body and then sent her to the One Stop Crisis Centre of Dhaka Medical College Hospital immediately," he said.
Shahadat had also filed a complaint with the Mirpur police that the maid had gone missing.
As per reports, the pacer and his wife were absconding since being accused in a case under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.
Police have sent the victim to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment.
A pace bowler, the 29-year-old cricketer has played 38 Tests and 51 One-Day Internationals for Bangladesh.
Hossain last played for Bangladesh in May against Pakistan. He went off the field on the first day of the first Test following a leg injury.