Rape case has been registered against the captain of Nepal cricket team, Sandeep Lamichhane

A case has been registered with the police against the Nepal national cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane for the offense of extortion. A complaint was filed against Lamichhane on Wednesday.

The victim told the Gaushala police that Captain Lamichhane raped her twice. According to the police, his age is 17 years.

Then the Gaushala Police informed Kathmandu Police Chief Bohora about it. This information reached the police leadership through Bohora. “The police are sensitive to incidents like rape, we have already conducted a health examination and started the preliminary investigation,” says Rabindra Bahadur Dhanuk, head of the Valley Police Office, Ranipokhari.

According to a police officer, the victim, who was studying in a college in Kathmandu, was a ‘fan’ of Lamichhane. They used to communicate through social networks Snapchat and WhatsApp. Lamichhane proposed to meet him through social media.

It seems that the victim is being manipulated because he is his fan’ says the officer of Gaushala police, ‘Most of the time the conversation happens on Snapchat.

Lamichhane went to Kenya to play the T20 series on August 22. According to the victim, the day before that, he called the victim to the hotel Kathmandu Inn in Pingalasthan and raped her twice.

The day before going to Kenya, Sandeep came in his car near the hostel in central Baneshwar to pick him up. She told the police, ‘We had gone to Bhaktapur at that time, and when we came back it was already midnight.’

She told Sandeep that the hostel would be closed after 8 pm. But the victim says that Sandeep delayed. It is his statement that Sandeep offered to stay at the hotel after almost 11 o’clock.

Then Sandeep took him to a hotel in Pingalasthan. According to the police, even though the victim asked to take two rooms, Sandeep refused.

It is mentioned in the complaint of the victim that he was raped twice at night. The police have also started collecting the CCTV footage of the hotels visited in Pingalasthan and Nagarkot. The hotel staff are also being questioned.

According to the police, it was seen that he had gone to that place on August 21 with the victim. – Source Online Khabar

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