The captain of this country has been accused of raping a minor, has played cricket in IPL

S Choudhury
Nepal Cricket Team
Nepal Cricket Team

Nepal cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane has been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in a hotel room here. The police gave this information on Thursday.

Nepal Cricket Team: Nepal cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane has been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in a hotel room here. The police gave this information on Thursday.

Nepal captain accused of raping minor

The teenage girl alleged in a First Information Report (FIR) filed with Gaushala Mahanagar Police Circle on Tuesday that 22-year-old Lamichhane raped her in a hotel about three weeks ago.

raped in hotel

According to the case registered with the Gaushala police circle, Lamichhane allegedly took the girl to various places in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur on August 21. He raped her the same night in a hotel in Kathmandu. The police, however, said that it is collecting other evidence, including CCTV footage, regarding the incident. Police said that nothing can be said without proper investigation of the matter.

Made headlines by making his debut for the Delhi Capitals franchise

Lamichhane is currently playing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He is the first player from Nepal to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made headlines in 2018 by making his debut for the Delhi Capitals franchise.

Recently appointed captain of Nepal

Lamichhane has recently been appointed as the captain of the Nepal national cricket team. In a local media report, the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) said that Lamichhane denied the allegations and pleaded innocent.