When Sandeep was abroad, after a young woman filed a complaint with the police, the international police organization Interpol issued a diffusion notice at the request of the Nepal Police. He had previously said through social media that he will return to Nepal today and fight against the charges against him. He claims that he is innocent and has full faith in Nepal’s justice system. When Sandeep Lamichhane went abroad to play cricket, after the Kathmandu District Court issued a warrant against him, he lost contact.
Additional Inspector General of Police Ravindrasingh Dhanuk of Kathmandu Valley Police Office has confirmed that a complaint of coercion was received against Lamichhane at District Police Complex Kathmandu on Tuesday. It is a complaint of a minor, I will give more details about it on Wednesday,’ he told Setopati on Tuesday night, ‘The health examination of the victim has also been done on Tuesday evening. A high-ranking officer of the Kathmandu police complex said that the victim girl’s family had filed a rape complaint against Lamichhane on condition of anonymity.
It was mentioned in the complaint that Lamichhane took a 17-year-old minor from Kathmandu to Nagarkot in Bhaktapur on August 1st, then on August 5th, Lamichhane stayed with the victim girl in a hotel in Kathmandu and raped her there. He informed that after the medical examination, the victim was kept under the protection of the police. Lamichhane went to Kenya to play in the T20 series on August 6. After playing a five-match T20 series in Kenya, he went to play in the Caribbean Premier League in the West Indies. Rohit Kumar Paudel captained Nepal in his absence. Sandeep has said that since he is innocent now, after the match, he will come to Nepal and proceed according to the law.