A 17-year-old woman accuses Sandeep Lamichhane, the Captain of Nepal, of rape

A 17-year-old girl in Nepal has accused Sandeep Lamichhane, the captain of the Nepali cricket team, of rape. In the meantime, Nepali police have opened an investigation into the player following a young girl's rape complaint.

In this regard, Kathmandu police have opened a case. Lamichhane is at now playing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He has not yet responded to the significant accusations made against him.

According to a report in the Nepali news outlet "Online Khabar," Bharat Bahadur Bohora, the head of the Kathmandu District Police Range, said the police circle in the city's Gaushala submitted the complaint on Wednesday.

"We take such situations very seriously. Police have opened an inquiry and forced the alleged rape survivor to undergo a health examination "Rabindra Prasad Dhanuk, the head of the Kathmandu Valley Police, was also quoted in the story.

Leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane was chosen to succeed Gyanendra Malla as captain of Nepal in 2021.

Former Under-19 Nepal cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane captained them in the 2016 Asia Cup.

The team for the Asian Cricket Council World Cup Qualifier was afterwards led by him.

Lamichhane has also participated in Nepal's domestic Twenty20 franchise competition, the Everest Premier League. In December 2021, he was the captain of the Kathmandu Kings XI.